Baikalocyathus (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Ethmocyathidae

Synonym: Baikalopectinus Gravestock 1984

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

See also Gravestock 1984 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Baikalocyathus capulus Baikalocyathus rimosus Baikalocyathus squamosus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Australia (1 collection), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (4), the Russian Federation (20)

Total: 26 collections including 33 occurrences

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