†family Alphacyathidae Bedford and Bedford 1939 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Putapacyathida - Alphacyathidae

Full reference: R. Bedford and J. Bedford. 1939. Development and classification of Archaeos (Pleospongia). Kyancutta Museum, Memoirs 6:67-82

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

See also Kerner et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Alphacyathus Aptocyathus

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Type: Alphacyathus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Kyrgyzstan (1 collection), the Russian Federation (11)

Total: 12 collections including 29 occurrences

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