Paranacyathus (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Loculicyathidae

Synonym: Ramuscyathus Voronin et al. 1982

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

See also Debrenne et al. 1989, Kerner et al. 2011, Okulitch 1950, Sepkoski 2002 and Voronin et al. 1982

Sister taxa: Ardrossacyathus, Cambrocyathellus, Loculicyathus, Mikhnocyathus, Neoloculicyathus, Okulitchicyathus

Subtaxa: Paranacyathus spinosus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (1), Mexico (4), Morocco (2), the Russian Federation (33), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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