Holocystites Hall 1864

Diploporita - Sphaeronitida - Holocystitidae

Parent taxon: Holocystitidae according to C. R. C. Paul 1971

See also Regnéll 1945 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Paulicystis, Pentacystis, Pustulocystis, Trematocystis

Subtaxa: Holocystites (Holocystites) Holocystites (Megacystites) Holocystites (Sepulticystis) Holocystites cylindricus Holocystites salmoensis Holocystites scutellatus Holocystites subglobosus

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Type: Holocystites subglobosus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Clinton of United States (4: Illinois, Indiana collections)

• Silurian of United States (16: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, New York, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Ohio)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec)

Total: 23 collections including 42 occurrences

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