†superfamily Erbocyathoidea Vologdin and Zhuravleva 1956 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida

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

See also Kerner et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Annulocyathoidea, Bronchocyathoidea, Ethmophylloidea, Lenocyathoidea, Pretiosocyathoidea, Sigmocyathoidea, Tercyathoidea, Tumulocyathoidea

Subtaxa: Erbocyathidae Peregrinicyathidae Tegerocyathidae Vologdinocyathidae

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Type: Pluralicyathus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (2 collections), Canada (3: British Columbia, Yukon), Mongolia (6), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (36), Spain (1), United States (3: California, Nevada)

Total: 52 collections including 107 occurrences

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