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Nectocaris Conway Morris 1976

Nectocarididae - Nectocarididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 7555

Synonyms: Petalilium Luo and Hu 1999 [objective synonym] (no. 297013), Petalium Luo and Hu 1999 [objective synonym] (no. 224751), Vetustovermis Glaessner 1979 (no. 7140)

Full reference: S. Conway Morris. 1976. Nectocaris pteryx, a new organism from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Mittheilungen 12:703-713

Parent taxon: Nectocarididae according to M. R. Smith 2013

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Nectocaris pteryx, Petalilium latus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore