Morania Walcott 1919

Morania

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1919. Cambrian geology and paleontology. No. 5 – Middle Cambrian algae. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 67:217-261

Parent taxon: Cyanobacteria according to C. Mankiewicz 1992

Sister taxa: Aulophycus, Bevocastria, Chroococcales, Cladogirvanella, Hecetaphyton, Obruchevella, Platella, Pleurocapsales, Rhyniella, Sphaerina, Subtifloria, Tuxekanella, Renalcis, Rothpletzella, Porostromata, Desmekalamos, Cladophorites, Lithocodium, Aphralysiaceae, Oscillatoriacea, Setula, Sphaerocodium, Garwoodiaceae, Girvanella, Sigmopollis, Ludlovia, Rivulariaceae

Subtaxa: Morania fragmenta

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Ecology: stationary "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Silurian of United States (1: New York collection)

• Marjumian of Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (2: Utah)

• Cambrian of Canada (25: British Columbia), United States (2: Idaho, Utah)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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