†order Monocyathida Okulitch 1935 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Monocyathida

Parent taxon: Archaeocyatha according to F. Debrenne et al. 2015

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adaecyathus, Ajacicyathida, Archaeocyathida, Butovia, Capsulocyathida, Cornutocyathus, Irregulares, Kazachstanicyathida, Putapacyathida, Regulares, Rhizacyathus

Subtaxa: Favilynthidae Globosocyathidae Monocyathidae Palaeoconulariidae Sajanolynthidae Tumuliolynthidae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (2 collections), Australia (1), Canada (4: British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (1), Mongolia (10), the Russian Federation (132), Spain (1), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 152 collections including 368 occurrences

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