Dendrocystites Barrande 1887

Soluta - Dendrocystitida - Dendrocystitidae

Alternative spelling: Dendrocystis

Parent taxon: Dendrocystitidae according to F. Noailles et al. 2014

See also Bather 1913, Regnéll 1945 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Claritacarpus, Dehmicystis, Dendrocystoides, Girvanicystidae, Girvanicystis, Heckericystis, Maennilia, Maennilidae, Rutroclypeidae, Rutroclypeus

Subtaxa: Dendrocystites barrandei Dendrocystites sedgwicki

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Type: Dendrocystites sedgwicki

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Letna of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Quebec), the Czech Republic (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: New York)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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