Charniodiscus Ford 1958

Arboreomorpha

Full reference: T. D. Ford. 1958. Pre-Cambrian fossils from Charnwood Forest. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 31(3):211-217

Parent taxon: Arboreomorpha according to D. H. Erwin et al. 2011

See also Hofmann et al. 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Charniodiscus arboreus Charniodiscus concentricus Charniodiscus longus Charniodiscus oppositus Charniodiscus procerus Charniodiscus spinosus

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Type: Charniodiscus concentricus

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal osmotroph-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Wonokan of Canada (11: Northwest Territories, Yukon collections), the United Kingdom (1)

• Ediacaran of Australia (12), Canada (19: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (1), India (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 47 collections including 52 occurrences

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