†family Densocyathidae Vologdin 1937 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Densocyathidae

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

Sister taxa: Ajacicyathidae, Bipallicyathidae, Bronchocyathidae, Ethmocyathidae, Sajanocyathidae

Subtaxa: Angustocyathus Cadniacyathus Dailycyathus Deceptioncyathus Densocyathus Khirgisocyathus Leptosocyathellus Leptosocyathus Natalijaecyathus Rectannulus Tennericyathus

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Type: Densocyathus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (4), China (2), Italy (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (6), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (37), Spain (3)

Total: 56 collections including 70 occurrences

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