†family Priapulidae Gosse 1855

Priapulomorpha - Priapulidae

Parent taxon: Priapulomorpha according to J. Han et al. 2004

See also Conway Morris 1977

Sister taxa: Ancalagon, Tubiluchidae

Subtaxa: Priapulites Xiaoheiqingella

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Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (4: Illinois collections)

• Cambrian of China (4)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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