Tsunyidiscus orientalis Chang 1953 (artiopod)

Artiopoda - Agnostida - Tsunyidiscidae

Alternative combinations: Hebediscus orientalis, Hebidiscus orientalis, Hupeidiscus orientalis

Belongs to Tsunyidiscus according to T. J. Cotton and R. A. Fortey 2005

See also Holmer et al. 2001, Jell and Adrain 2002, Lin et al. 2004 and Zhang et al. 1980

Sister taxa: Tsunyidiscus aclis, Tsunyidiscus chintingshanensis, Tsunyidiscus kaiyangensis, Tsunyidiscus longquanensis, Tsunyidiscus niutitangensis, Tsunyidiscus pertenus, Tsunyidiscus tingi, Tsunyidiscus yanjiazhaiensis, Hupeidiscus kunshanensis, Hupeidiscus fengdongensis

Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of China (12 collections), Kazakhstan (2)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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