†family Loculicyathidae Zhuravleva 1954 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Loculicyathidae

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

See also Zhuravlev and Gravestock 1994

Sister taxon: Eremitacyathidae

Subtaxa: Ardrossacyathus Cambrocyathellus Loculicyathus Mikhnocyathus Neoloculicyathus Okulitchicyathus Paranacyathus

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Type: Loculicyathus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (6), Canada (2: British Columbia, Yukon), China (3), Italy (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (4), Mongolia (8), Morocco (19), the Russian Federation (130), Spain (3), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 179 collections including 399 occurrences

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