†family Archaeopharetridae Bedford and Bedford 1936 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeopharetridae

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

Sister taxa: Archaeocyathidae, Archaeosyconidae

Subtaxa: Archaeopharetra Dictyosycon Markocyathus Protopharetra Spirocyathella

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Type: Archaeopharetra

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (5), Canada (7: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), China (7), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (1), France (1), Germany (4), Italy (13), Mexico (5), Mongolia (6), Morocco (20), the Russian Federation (56), Spain (6), United States (8: California, Nevada)

Total: 140 collections including 204 occurrences

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