Afiacyathus Voronin 1962 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Ethmocyathidae

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

See also Kerner et al. 2011 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Baikalocyathus, Carpicyathus, Degeletticyathus, Ethmocyathus, Frinalicyathus, Gnaltacyathus, Hyptocyathus, Inessocyathellus, Inessocyathus, Mackenziecyathus, Rasetticyathus, Terraecyathus, Ussuricyathellus, Zonacyathellus

Subtaxa: Afiacyathus oscillatus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of China (2 collections), France (1), Germany (2), Italy (4), Morocco (18), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (3)

Total: 31 collections including 36 occurrences

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