†family Halkieriidae Poulsen 1967 (mollusk)

Aculifera - Halkieriidae

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

Parent taxon: Aculifera according to J. Vinther et al. 2017

See also Conway Morris and Chapman 1997, Parkhaev and Demidenko 2010 and Vinther and Nielsen 2005

Sister taxon: Inughuitoconus

Subtaxa: Halkieriinae Tianzhushania

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Cambrian of Australia (46 collections), Canada (12: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia), China (113), Greenland (6), Kazakhstan (9), Kyrgyzstan (2), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (22), Turkey (1), United States (7: Massachusetts, New York)

Total: 220 collections including 306 occurrences

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