Molybdocyathus Debrenne et al. 1990 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Dictyocyathidae

Full reference: F. Debrenne, A. Gandin, and R. A. Gangloff. 1990. Analyse sedimentologique et paleontologie de calcaires organogenes du Cambrien inferieur de Battle Mountain (Nevada, USA) [Sedimentology and paleontology of the Lower Cambrian organogenic limestones from Battle Mountain (Nevada, USA)]. Annales de Paleontologie 76(2):73-119

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of United States (2: Nevada collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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