Cricocosmia (priapulid worm)

Palaeoscolecidomorpha - Cricocosmiidae

Parent taxon: Cricocosmiidae according to J. Han et al. 2007

See also Bambach et al. 2007, Sepkoski 2002 and Shi et al. 2022

Sister taxa: Houscolex, Tabelliscolex, Tylotites

Subtaxa: Cricocosmia jinningensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


• Cambrian of China (26 collections)

• Caerfai of China (1)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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