Paraperaspis dawangouensis Zhou et al. 2014 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Nileidae

Full reference: Z. Zhou, G. Yin, and Z. Zhou. 2014. Ordovician (Darriwilian-early Katian) trilobite faunas of northwestern Tarim, Xinjiang, China. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 46:1-142

Belongs to Paraperaspis according to Z. Zhou et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Paraperaspis angustus, Paraperaspis convergens

Type specimen: NIGP 155246, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Collection NJ374, Dawangou, northwestern Tarim Basin, which is in a Sandbian basinal (siliciclastic) mudstone/lime mudstone in the Saergan Formation of China.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of China (12 collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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