†family Chengkouaspididae Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Chengkouaspididae

Alternative spelling: Chengkouaspidae

Full reference: W. T. Zhang, Y. H. Lu, Z. L. Zhu, Y. Y. Qian, H. L. Lin, Z. Zhou, S. Zhang and J. L. Yuan. 1980. Cambrian trilobite faunas of southwestern China. Palaeontologia Sinica, new series B 16:1-497

Parent taxon: Redlichioidea according to J. M. Adrain 2011

See also Geyer and Landing 2004 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Abadiellidae, Dolerolenidae, Gigantopygidae, Kueichowiidae, Mayiellidae, Menneraspididae, Metadoxididae, Redlichiidae, Redlichinidae, Saukiandidae, Yinitidae

Subtaxa: Bathynotellus Bathynotus Belliceps Bulaiaspis Chengkouaspis Elegestina Pseudoresserops Repinainella Terechtaspis

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Cambrian of China (6 collections), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (6), United States (6: Nevada, Vermont)

Total: 19 collections including 25 occurrences

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