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Hallucigenia Conway Morris 1977 (velvet worm)

PaleoDB taxon number: 18884

Full reference: S. Conway Morris. 1977. A new metazoan from the Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia. Palaeontology 20:623-640

Parent taxon: Hallucishaniids according to M. R. Smith and J.-B. Caron 2015

Sister taxa: Carbotubulus, Hallucigeniidae, Luolishaniidae, Orstenotubulus, Rushtonites

Subtaxa: Hallucigenia fortis, Hallucigenia sparsa

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Type: Hallucigenia sparsa

Ecology: epifaunal grazer