Cambrorhytium Conway Morris and Robinson 1988

Cambrorhytium

Full reference: S. Conway Morris and R. A. Robinson. 1988. More soft-bodied animals and algae from the Middle Cambrian of Utah and British Columbia. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 122:1-48

Parent taxon: Metazoa according to X. L. Zhang and H. Hua 2005

See also Bambach et al. 2007 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bilateria, Diploblastica, Homoblastica, Hyolithelminthida, Vertebrosa, Westgardia, Placozoa, Triploblastica, Neuralia, Deuteronectanebos, Problematica, Trichoplax, Calcispongea, Tentaculitoidea, Lazaichnus, Siphonoconcha, Triradialomorpha, Rhizostomites, Porifera, Bilateralomorpha, Muricassis, Mesozoa, Silicispongea, Epitheliozoa, Euradiculata, Proarticulata, Rangeomorpha, Kimberellomorpha, Pentaradialomorpha, Yunnanomedusa, Petalonamae, Megathrix, Odontogriphidae, Silicea, Stellostomites, Subtilicyathus, Gephyrea, Parazoa, Cnidaria, Goettingenia, Xidazoon, Mawsonites, Spygoria, Oligoopilionus, Nectocarididae, Sentularia, Eodiorygma, Kullingia, Arboreomorpha, Vetulicolia, Protolyellia

Subtaxa: Cambrorhytium fragilis Cambrorhytium major

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Type: Cambrorhytium major

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (11: British Columbia collections), China (11), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 23 collections including 31 occurrences

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