Protula Risso 1826 (worm)

Polychaeta - Sabellida - Serpulidae

Parent taxon: Serpulidae according to G. Wienrich 1999

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alpinotubus, Barbafera, Carpathiella, Ditrupa, Dorsoserpula, Filograna, Filogranites, Janua, Josephella, Mercierella, Parsimonia, Pentaserpula, Propomatoceros, Pseudovermilia, Pyrgopolon, Ruxingella, Semivermilia, Serpula, Spirobranchus, Spirorbis, Vitreotubus, Weixiserpula

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Germany (1), India (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (1)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of France (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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