Coscinocyathus xinjiangensis Zhang 1983 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Capsulocyathida - Coscinocyathidae

Full reference: S. G. Zhang. 1983. Early Cambrian archaeocyathids from Kuruktag, Xinjiang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22(1):9-20

Belongs to Coscinocyathus according to S. G. Zhang 1983

Sister taxa: Coscinocyathus billingsi, Coscinocyathus codonoformis, Coscinocyathus fritzi, Coscinocyathus hoxudensis, Coscinocyathus kuruktagensis, Coscinocyathus mohershanensis, Coscinocyathus multiporus, Coscinocyathus tarimensis, Coscinocyathus uratannensis, Coscinocyathus vestitus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mohershan, Kuruktag, which is in a Nangaoian carbonate limestone in the Xidashan Formation of China

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mohershan, Kuruktag

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