Parkula Bengtson et al. 1990

Hyolitha - Hyolithida

Full reference: S. Bengtson, S. Conway Morris, B. J. Cooper, P. A. Jell, and B. N. Runnegar. 1990. Early Cambrian fossils from South Australia. Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 9:1-364

Parent taxon: Hyolithida according to J. J., Jr. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aimitus, Aladracina, Altaicornus, Amydaicornus, Anabaricornus, Angusticornidae, Angusticornus, Atdabanithidae, Australothecidae, Bolithes, Borealicornus, Brevilabiatus, Carinolithidae, Cavernolites, Crestjahitidae, Decipilites, Doescherina, Emarites, Erraticornus, Firmicornus, Galicornus, Glossolites, Gompholites, Goniocornus, Grantitheca, Hyolithidae, Hyolithina, Hyptiotheca, Ingolitotheca, Insignicornus, Insolitotheca, Jacuticornus, Jacutolitus, Jincelites, Joachimilites, Ketemecornus, Kuonamkicornus, Lathamoserpens, Laticornus, Lenalitus, Lirotheca, Matthevina, Maxilites, Meitanovitus, Nelegerocornidae, Nitoricornus, Notabilitus, Oblisicornus, Oxytus, Paracornus, Parakolithes, Parakorilithes, Parentilitidae, Patholites, Pauxillites, Pauxillitidae, Rarissimetus, Rodentilites, Similothecidae, Slapylitidae, Tajinella, Tizilites, Tulenicornus, Virgatotheca, Yacutolithuus

Subtaxa: Parkula bounites Parkula esmeraldina

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Type: Parkula bounites

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (14), Canada (5: Newfoundland and Labrador), Greenland (5), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (4: Nevada)

Total: 31 collections including 36 occurrences

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