Dictyocyathus (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Dictyocyathidae

Synonym: Prismocyathus

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

See also Osadchaya et al. 1979 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bottonaecyathus, Cellicyathus, Chouberticyathus, Graphoscyphia, Molybdocyathus, Paracoscinus, Retilamina

Subtaxa: Dictyocyathus minorsignis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Australia (2 collections), China (5), France (1), Germany (3), Italy (9), Mexico (4), Mongolia (3), Morocco (6), the Russian Federation (93), Spain (3)

Total: 129 collections including 162 occurrences

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