Changaspis

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Changaspis
Temporal range: first half of the Middle Cambrian
Lancastria elongata 02.jpg
Changaspis elongata, lower Cambrian, Guizhou province, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Corynexochida
Family: Oryctocephalidae
Subfamily: Oryctocephalinae
Genus: Changaspis
Lee in Chien, 1961
Species
  • C. elongata Lee in Chien, 1961 (type) synonyms C. micropyge, C. placenta[1]
  • C. longispina (Lee in Yegorova et al., 1963) synonym Pseudolancastria longispina
  • C. nangaoensis Lu and Chien in Yin and Li, 1978
  • C. transversa Zhou in Zhou et al. 1977

Changaspis is an extinct genus of trilobite that lived during the lower Cambrian in what is now China.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McNamara, K.J.; Yu, F.; Zhiyi, Zhou (2006). "Ontogeny and Heterochrony in Oryctocephalid trilobites". Palaeontology 49 (1): 1–19. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2005.00525.x. 

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