Sigmofungia (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae

Synonym: Palmericyathellus Debrenne 1970

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

See also Debrenne et al. 1989, Debrenne and Kruse 1986, Kruse and Moreno-Eiris 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Araneocyathus, Archaeocyathus, Arrythmocricus, Pycnoidocyathus

Subtaxa: Sigmofungia diletata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (2), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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