Archaeocyathus arborensis Okulitch 1954 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae

Full reference: V. J. Okulitch. 1954. Archaeocyatha from the Lower Cambrian of Inyo County, California. Journal of Paleontology 28(3):293-296

Belongs to Archaeocyathus according to V. J. Okulitch 1954

Sister taxa: Archaeocyathus (Spirocyathus), Archaeocyathus abacus, Archaeocyathus atlanticus, Archaeocyathus chikinevae, Archaeocyathus dwighti, Flindersicyathus aenigmatus, Flindersicyathus mcdamensis, Sanxiacyathus sinuatus

Type specimen: University of British Columbia C 107

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Canada (3: British Columbia, Northwest Territories collections), Mexico (4), United States (3: California, Nevada)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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