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Spriggina

Erniettamorpha

Taxonomy
Spriggina was named by Glaessner (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: V u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Erniettamorpha by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Spriggina Glaessner
2002Spriggina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
RankNameAuthor
orderErniettamorphaPflug 1972
genusSprigginaGlaessner 1958

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: no hard partsg
Environment: inner shelf, marineg
Locomotion: stationaryg
Life habit: low-level epifaunalg
Diet: osmotrophg
Created: 2009-10-13 07:00:22
Modified: 2009-10-13 09:00:22
Source: g = genus
Reference: Fedonkin et al. 2007

Age range: Ediacaran or 635.00000 to 541.00000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Australia (South Australia) S. floundersi (182665 191896) S. sp. (89834 89838 191904)