Rotularia (worm)

Polychaeta - Sabellida - Serpulidae

Parent taxon: Serpulidae according to R. L. Squires 1988

See also Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984 and Squires 1987

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

Subtaxa: Rotularia (Rotularia) Rotularia dickhauti Rotularia spirulaeoides

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), Spain (2), Turkey (1), United States (22: Alabama, California, Washington)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Mexico (1), United States (20: Alabama, California, New Jersey, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (16), Argentina (1), Germany (2), New Zealand (72), Papua New Guinea (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of New Zealand (6)

Total: 147 collections including 162 occurrences

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