Gaotania Chang 1974 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Parent taxon: Odontopleuridae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acidaspidinae, Apianurinae, Borkopleura, Ceratocephalinae, Ceratonurus, Chlustinia, Dicranurus, Dudleyaspis, Eoleonaspis, Exallaspis, Hispaniaspis, Isoprusia, Ivanopleura, Koneprusia, Koneprusiinae, Laethoprusia, Meadowtownella, Miraspidinae, Odontopleurinae, Orphanaspis, Periallaspis, Proceratocephala, Selenopeltis, Selenopeltoides, Stelckaspis, Taemasaspis, Uriarra

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Australia (1 collection), China (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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