Tairongia Zhou et al. 2014 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

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

Parent taxon: Lichidae according to Z. Zhou et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Asawikwanabe, Basseiarges, Belenopyge, Echinolichinae, Eifliarges, Homolichinae, Huginarges, Jasperia, Lichinae, Metaleiolichas, Neolichas, Ohleum, Paraleiolichas, Platopolichas, Rhenarges, Rontrippia, Tetralichinae, Trochurinae

Subtaxa: Tairongia bachuensis Tairongia browni

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Type: Tairongia bachuensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of China (1 collection)

• Llandeilo of China (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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