Taxon profile


Tuzoia Walcott, 1912

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Thylacocephala

Scientific synonyms

?Pilocystites Barrande, 1887

Type taxon:Tuzoia retifera Walcott, 1912
Buchava formation, Jince formation

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Tuzoia australis Glaessner, 1979
species Tuzoia bispinosa Yuan & Zhao, 1999
species Tuzoia canadensis Resser, 1929
species Tuzoia guntheri Robison & Richards, 1981
Cambrian: Drumian
species Tuzoia manchuriensis Resser & Endo in Resser, 1929
species Tuzoia parva (Walcott, 1912)
species Tuzoia polleni Resser, 1929
species Tuzoia retifera Walcott, 1912
Cambrian: Wuliuan
species Tuzoia sinensis Pan, 1957

Unplaced taxa

species Tuzoia limba Shu, 1990 inc.sed.
species Tuzoia peterseni Robison & Richards, 1981 inc.sed.
Cambrian: Drumian

Links and literature

EN Chlupáč I., Kordule V. (2002): Arthropods of Burgess Shale type from the Middle Cambrian of Bohemia (Czech Republic), Bulletin of the Czech Geological Survey, Vol. 77, No. 3, 167–182 [as Tuzoia Walcott, 1912]

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon