Pteridinium Gurich 1930


Synonym: Onegia Keller et al. 1974

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

See also Fedonkin et al. 2007 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Onegia nenoxa Pteridinium carolinaense Pteridinium simplex

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Type: Pteridinium simplex

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal osmotroph


• Cambrian of United States (1: California collection)

• Wonokan of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

• Ediacaran of Australia (3), China (1), Namibia (7), United States (3: North Carolina)

• Neoproterozoic of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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