Zonacyathus borealis Handfield 1971 (archaeocyath sponge)

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Sajanocyathidae

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 Zonacyathus according to R. C. Handfield 1971

Sister taxon: Zonacyathus princetonensis

Type specimen: GSC #25337. Its type locality is GSC #68955 - central Coal River section, which is in an Atdabanian carbonate limestone in Canada.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories, Yukon collections), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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