Halkieria Poulsen 1967 (mollusk)

Aculifera - Halkieriidae

Synonyms: Acrosquama Qian and Xiao 1984, Acuminachites Qian and Yin 1984, Dactyosachites He 1981, Microsachites He 1981

Full reference: C. Poulsen. 1967. Fossils from the Lower Cambrian of Bornholm. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Matematisk-Fysiske Meddelelser 36(2):1-48

Parent taxon: Halkieriinae according to P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010

See also Conway Morris and Caron 2007, Conway Morris and Chapman 1997, Poulsen 1967 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eohalobia, Ocruranus, Sinosachites

Subtaxa: Halkieria amorphe Halkieria curvativa Halkieria denlanatiformis Halkieria evangelista Halkieria mira Halkieria obliqua Halkieria sacciformis Halkieria sthenobasis Halkieria stonei Halkieria trianguliformis Halkieria undulatus Halkieria wangi

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Type: Halkieria obliqua

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Australia (4 collections), Canada (11: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia), China (26), Greenland (2), Kazakhstan (9), Kyrgyzstan (2), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (22), Turkey (1), United States (7: Massachusetts, New York)

Total: 86 collections including 107 occurrences

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