†subfamily Chauvelicystinae Daley 1992

Stylophora - Cornuta - Cothurnocystidae

Parent taxon: Cothurnocystidae according to B. Lefebvre and D. Vizcaino 1999

See also Lee et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Acuticarpus, Archaeocothurnus, Cardiocystella, Cothurnocystinae, Nevadaecystis, Phyllocystinae, Ponticulocarpus, Scotiaecystinae, Trigonocarpus

Subtaxa: Ampelocarpus Chauvelicystis Flabellicarpus Lyricocarpus Milonicystis Prochauvelicystis Proscotiaecystis Sokkaejaecystis

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Type: Chauvelicystis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of France (1 collection), Morocco (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Arenig of Morocco (1)

• Cambrian of South Korea (1)

Total: 6 collections including 8 occurrences

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