Inessocyathus (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Ethmocyathidae

Synonyms: Rowanpectinus Gravestock 1984, Voroninicyathus

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

See also Gravestock 1984, Osadchaya et al. 1979 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Inessocyathus clarus Rowanpectinus occultus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Australia (2 collections), China (3), France (1), Italy (4), Mongolia (1), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (19), Spain (2)

Total: 33 collections including 36 occurrences

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