†family Helicocystitidae Smith and Zamora 2013

Helicocystitidae - Helicocystitidae

Full reference: A. B. Smith and S. Zamora. 2013. Cambrian spiral-plated echinoderms from Gondwana reveal the earliest pentaradial body plan. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280(1765)

Parent taxon: Echinodermata according to A. B. Smith and S. Zamora 2013

Sister taxa: Asterozoa, Blastozoa, Camptostromoidea, Cincta, Crinoidea, Ctenocystoidea, Ctenoimbricata, Cyclocystoidea, Discoidea, Echinoconus, Echinozoa, Edrioasteroidea, Eleutherozoa, Helicoplacoidea, Holothuroidea, Homoiostelea, Homostelea, Iheringiana, Mesocrinus, Paracrinozoa, Pediculacaudinidae, Pelmatozoa, Peripneustes, Scoteinocystis, Scutellidae, Scutellinidae, Semperitidae, Stylophora, Tubocaudinidae

Subtaxa: Helicocystis

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Distribution:

• Cambrian of Morocco (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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