Pentacystis Paul 1971

Diploporita - Sphaeronitida - Holocystitidae

Full reference: C. R. C. Paul. 1971. Revision of the Holocystites fauna (Diploporita) of North America. Fieldiana Geology 24:1-166

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

Sister taxa: Holocystites, Paulicystis, Pustulocystis, Trematocystis

Subtaxa: Pentacystis simplex

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Type: Pentacystis simplex

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Clinton of United States (1: Indiana collection)

• Silurian of United States (2: Indiana)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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