Pywackia Landing, 2001

Type species: Pywackia baileyi Landing, 2001

This genus includes the species:

The fossil Pywackia baileyi has been referred to Octorals. See Taylor, Berning & Wilson, 2013.
Restudy by Landing, Antcliffe & Brasier (2014) and Landing, Antcliffe, Brasier, & English (2014) has provided further evidence of its relationship as a bryozoan, and its distinction from the pennatulaceans, whose first record is from the Early Mesozoic. Pywackia is therefore restored as the earliest known bryozoan

Pywackia baileyi Landing, 2001 Late Cambrian Mexico WoRMS 1442453

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