Coscinocyathus Bornemann 1884 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Capsulocyathida - Coscinocyathidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Flossocyathus

Subtaxa: Coscinocyathus billingsi Coscinocyathus codonoformis Coscinocyathus fritzi Coscinocyathus hoxudensis Coscinocyathus kuruktagensis Coscinocyathus mohershanensis Coscinocyathus multiporus Coscinocyathus tarimensis Coscinocyathus uratannensis Coscinocyathus vestitus Coscinocyathus xinjiangensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Australia (6 collections), Canada (6: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), China (4), Germany (2), Italy (16), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (1), Mongolia (3), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (71), Spain (4), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 116 collections including 165 occurrences

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