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Pycnoidocyathus strictus

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae

Pycnoidocyathus strictus was named by Gravestock (1984). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Mount Scott Range, lower section J, which is in an Atdabanian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Ajax Limestone Formation of Australia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Pycnoidocyathus strictus Gravestock
1990Pycnoidocyathus strictus James and Gravestock

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
orderArchaeocyathidaOkulitch 1935
suborderArchaeocyathinaOkulitch 1935
superfamilyArchaeocyathoideaHinde 1889
familyArchaeocyathidaeTaylor 1910
genusPycnoidocyathusTaylor 1910

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Pycnoidocyathus strictus Gravestock 1984
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Locomotion: stationaryp
Attached: yesp
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalp
Diet: suspension feederp
Vision: blindp
Created: 2009-05-09 19:07:07
Modified: 2009-10-06 09:36:25
Source: p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bambach et al. 2007

Age range: base of the Atdabanian to the top of the Botomian or 521.00000 to 512.90000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Australia (South Australia) Pycnoidocyathus strictus (type locality: 81180)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Australia (South Australia) Pycnoidocyathus strictus (79945)