Coscinocyathus fritzi Handfield 1971 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Capsulocyathida - Coscinocyathidae

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 Coscinocyathus according to R. C. Handfield 1971

Sister taxa: Coscinocyathus billingsi, Coscinocyathus codonoformis, Coscinocyathus hoxudensis, Coscinocyathus kuruktagensis, Coscinocyathus mohershanensis, Coscinocyathus multiporus, Coscinocyathus tarimensis, Coscinocyathus uratannensis, Coscinocyathus vestitus, Coscinocyathus xinjiangensis

Type specimen: GSC #25357

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Canada (3: British Columbia, Northwest Territories collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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