WoRMS taxon details

Spriggina Glaessner, 1958 †

324572  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324572)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Glaessner, M. F. 1958. New fossils from the base of the Cambrian in South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 81: 185-188. [details]   
Etymology Named after Reg Sprigg who discovered the fossils of the Ediacara Hills  
Etymology Named after Reg Sprigg who discovered the fossils of the Ediacara Hills [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spriggina Glaessner, 1958 †. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324572 on 2018-12-10
Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-06-15 21:39:08Z
changed

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original description Glaessner, M. F. 1958. New fossils from the base of the Cambrian in South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 81: 185-188. [details]   

additional source Glaessner, Martin F. 1976. A new genus of late Precambrian polychaete worms from South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 100(3): 169-170. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology Named after Reg Sprigg who discovered the fossils of the Ediacara Hills [details]