Dionidella venusta Zhou et al. 2014 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Dionididae

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 Dionidella according to Z. Zhou et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Dionidella (Huangnigangia), Dionidella incisa

Type specimen: NIGP 155372, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Collection NJ537, Dawangou, northwestern Tarim Basin, which is in a Katian slope lime mudstone/mudstone in the Qilang Formation of China.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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