†superfamily Salairocyathoidea Zhuravleva 1956 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida

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

Sister taxa: Coscinoptyctoidea, Ethmocoscinoidea, Kasyricyathoidea, Mootwingeecyathoidea, Polycoscinoidea, Porocoscinoidea, Sigmocoscinoidea

Subtaxa: Asterocyathidae Crassicoscinidae Rudanulidae Salairocyathidae

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Type: Salairocyathus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (6), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (6), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (1), France (1), Germany (4), Italy (8), Mongolia (2), Morocco (20), the Russian Federation (48), Spain (6), United States (1: California)

Total: 105 collections including 181 occurrences

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