Archaeopharetra (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeopharetridae

Synonyms: Dictyocoscinus Bedford and Bedford 1936, Hawkercyathus Gravestock 1984

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

See also Gravestock 1984, Okulitch 1950, Sepkoski 2002 and Voronova et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Dictyosycon, Markocyathus, Protopharetra, Spirocyathella

Subtaxa: Archaeopharetra insculptus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (3), Canada (3: Northwest Territories), China (1), Italy (4), Mongolia (6), Morocco (4), the Russian Federation (12), Spain (2)

Total: 36 collections including 37 occurrences

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