Dickinsonia Sprigg 1947

Dickinsonia

Parent taxon: Petalonamae according to J. F. Hoyal Cuthill and J. Han 2018

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Sperling and Vinther 2010

Sister taxa: Arborea, Ernietta, Pambikalbae, Parviscopa, Primocandelabrum, Pteridinium, Rangea, Stromatoveris, Swartpuntia

Subtaxa: Dickinsonia brachina Dickinsonia costata Dickinsonia elongata Dickinsonia lissa Dickinsonia minima Dickinsonia rex Dickinsonia spriggi Dickinsonia tenuis

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Type: Dickinsonia costata

Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal osmotroph

Distribution:

• Ediacaran of Australia (11 collections), the Russian Federation (11)

• Neoproterozoic of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 23 collections including 27 occurrences

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