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Swartpuntia Narbonne et al. 1997

Erniettamorpha

PaleoDB taxon number: 4724

Full reference: G. M. Narbonne, B. Z. Saylor, and J. P. Grotzinger. 1997. The youngest Ediacaran fossils from southern Africa. Journal of Paleontology 71(6):953-967

Parent taxon: Erniettamorpha according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bomakellia, Dickinsonia, Ernietta, Mialsemia, Nasepia, Phyllozoon, Pteridinium, Spriggina, Vendomia, Windermeria

Subtaxa: Swartpuntia germsi

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Type: Swartpuntia germsi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal osmotroph