Rugoconites Glaessner and Wade 1966

Medusae

Full reference: M. F. Glaessner and M. Wade. 1966. The late Precambrian fossils from Ediacara, South Australia. Palaeontology 9(4):599-628

Parent taxon: Medusae according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bonata, Bronicella, Cambromedusa, Chondroplon, Cordubia, Duodecimedusina, Inaria, Irridinites, Irridinitus, Jyxilla, Kuibisia, Lorenzinites, Mashania, Medusytes, Nadalina, Orthogonium, Parasolia, Patanacta, Persimedusites, Pseudorhizostomites, Staurinidia, Tateana

Subtaxa: Rugoconites enigmaticus Rugoconites tenuirugosus

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Type: Rugoconites enigmaticus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal osmotroph

Distribution:

• Wonokan of Canada (1: Yukon collection)

• Ediacaran of Australia (7)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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