Flindersicyathus mcdamensis Handfield 1971 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae

Full reference: R. C. Handfield. 1971. Archaeocyatha from the MacKenzie and Cassiar Mountains, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory and British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 201:1-119

Belongs to Flindersicyathus according to R. C. Handfield 1971

Sister taxa: Archaeocyathus (Spirocyathus), Archaeocyathus abacus, Archaeocyathus arborensis, Archaeocyathus atlanticus, Archaeocyathus chikinevae, Archaeocyathus dwighti, Sanxiacyathus sinuatus, Flindersicyathus aenigmatus

Type specimen: GSC #25375

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at GSC #75208 - Good Hope Lake section (Cambrian of British Columbia)

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