†family Moroccodiscidae Reich et al. 2017

Cyclocystoidea - Moroccodiscidae

Full reference: M. Reich, J. Sprinkle, B. Lefebvre, G. E. Rössner, and S. Zamora. 2017. The first Ordovician cyclocystoid (Echinodermata) from Gondwana and its morphology, paleoecology, taphonomy, and paleogeography. Journal of Paleontology 91(4):735-754

Parent taxon: Cyclocystoidea according to M. Reich et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Apycnodiscidae, Cyclocystoididae

Subtaxa: Moroccodiscus

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Type: Moroccodiscus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal

Distribution: found only at Near Battou, south of Alnif (Ordovician of Morocco)

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