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Arkarua adami Gehling 1987

Pentaradialomorpha

PaleoDB taxon number: 148102

Full reference: J. G. Gehling . 1987. Earliest known echinoderm - a new Ediacaran fossil from the Pound Subgroup of South Australia. Alcheringa 11:337-345

Belongs to Arkarua according to J. G. Gehling 1987

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAMP26768. Its type locality is Rawnsley Quartzite Fm. , Ediacara Mb.,- Gehling 1987, which is in an Ediacaran transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone/claystone in the Rawnsley Quartzite Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder-osmotroph