Archiasterella Sdzuy 1969

Coeloscleritophora - Chancelloriida - Chancelloriidae

Full reference: K. Sdzuy. 1969. Unter- und mittelkambrische Porifera (Chancelloriida und Hexactinellida). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 43(3/4):115-147

Parent taxon: Chancelloriidae according to G. A. Brock and B.J. Cooper 1993

See also Duan 1984 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aldania, Aldanospina, Allonia, Allonnia, Chancelloria, Chancelloriella, Diffusasterella, Eremactis

Subtaxa: Archiasterella elegans Archiasterella pentactina Archiasterella tetraspina

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordian of Australia (1 collection)

• Delamaran of Jordan (1)

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1), Australia (39), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (17), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Mexico (3), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 76 collections including 104 occurrences

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