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Metaspriggina Simonetta and Insom 1993

PaleoDB taxon number: 142840

Full reference: A. M. Simonetta and E. Insom. 1993. New animals from the Burgess Shale (Middle Cambrian) and their possible significance for the understanding of the Bilateria. Bolletino di Zoologia 60(1):97-107

Parent taxon: Chordata according to R. K. Bambach et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Cephalochordata, Craniata, Olfactores, Pikaia, Undichna, Vertebrata

Subtaxa: Metaspriggina walcotti

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Type: Metaspriggina walcotti

Ecology: nektonic suspension feeder