Synonyms: Palaeopriapulites Hou et al. 1999, Protopriapulites Hou et al. 1999

Parent taxon: Priapulida according to S. Q. Dornbos and J.-Y. Chen 2008

See also Bambach et al. 2007 and Huang et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acosmia, Ancalagonidae, Archotuba, Corynetis, Eximipriapulus, Fieldiidae, Lecythioscopa, Miskoiidae, Omnidens, Ottoiidae, Paraselkirkia, Priapulomorpha, Scolecofurca, Selkirkiidae, Singuuriqia

Subtaxa: Palaeopriapulites parvus Sicyophorus rara

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Ecology: infaunal carnivore


• Cambrian of China (10 collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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