Placostegus (worm)

Polychaeta - Serpulimorpha

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

Sister taxa: Asterosalpinx, Bipygmaeus, Camptosalpinx, Cementula, Chaetosalpinx, Circeis, Clavulites, Conora, Cubiculovinea, Cycloserpula, Diploconcha, Discouvermetulus, Ditrupula, Filogranula, Flucticularia, Galeolaria, Genicularia, Gitonia, Hamulus, Hicetes, Howellitubus, Hydroides, Iquitosia, Janita, Jereminella, Laqueoserpula, Longitubus, Metalaeospira, Metavermilia, Mucroserpula, Muroserpula, Neodexiospira, Neomicrorbis, Neovermilia, Ornatoporta, Orthoconorca, Paliurus, Paralaeospira, Pegmaticula, Pentaditrupa, Phragmosalpinx, Pileolaria, Pomatoceros, Protectoconorca, Proterula, Protulites, Protulophila, Salmacina, Sarcinella, Sclerostyla, Semiserpula, Serpentula, Serpularia, Serpulites, Serpulopsis, Sinuocornu, Spiraserpula, Streptindytes, Tetraserpula, Torlessia, Vepreculina, Vermilia, Vermiliopsis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Miocene of Spain (1)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), France (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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