Pycnostylus Whiteaves 1884 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pycnostylidae

Parent taxon: Pycnostylidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cyathopaedium, Depasophyllum, Fletcherina, Protopilophyllum, Synamplexus, Synaptophyllum, Thecacristatus, Zelophyllum

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Tajikistan (1 collection), United States (1: Nevada)

• Silurian of Australia (4), Canada (8: Manitoba, Ontario), China (1), Mongolia (1), United States (3: Iowa)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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