Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Xiaoheiqingella

Priapulomorpha - Priapulidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Xiaoheiqingella Hu
2004Xiaoheiqingella Han et al.
2004Xiaoheiqingella Huang et al.
2004Yunnanpriapulus Huang et al.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
CycloneuraliaAhlrichs 1995
RankNameAuthor
Scaldiphora
phylumPriapulida
orderPriapulomorpha(Slavini-Plawen 1974)
familyPriapulidaeGosse 1855
genusXiaoheiqingellaHu 2002

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. Huang et al. 2004Cylindrical and extensible
body, divisible into four sections, i.e. an anterior proboscis,
a constricted neck, a finely annulated trunk and a pair of
long caudal appendages. A swollen introvert with 25
longitudinal ridges and bearing 25 longitudinal rows of
scalids, anterior seven scalids standing on each ridge
while the last two being located on the posterior introvert
without ridges. Posterior part of the trunk with 14 circles
of ring papillae. Two long caudal appendages devoid of
any ornament.