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Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Pretiosocyathidae

Pretiosocyathus was named by Rozanov (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-l Cm Boto-l]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Pretiosocyathoidea, Pretiosocyathidae.

It was assigned to Ajacicyathida by Kotel'nikov (1995) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Pretiosocyathidae by Debrenne et al. (2015).

Species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Pretiosocyathus Rozanov
1979Pretiosocyathellus Osadchaya et al.
1995Pretiosocyathus Kotel'nikov p. 30
2002Ptretiosocyathus Sepkoski
2015Pretiosocyathus Debrenne et al. p. 962

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
superfamilyPretiosocyathoideaRozanov 1969
familyPretiosocyathidaeRozanov 1969
genusPretiosocyathusRozanov 1966

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.

G. †Pretiosocyathus Rozanov 1966
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Pretiosocyathus toltschiensis Osadchaya et al. 1979
Invalid names: Pretiosocyathellus Osadchaya et al. 1979 [synonym]
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: Bambach et al. 2007, Kiessling 2004

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

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Russian Federation (Khakasiya) Pretiosocyathellus toltschiensis (81309 81310 81311)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Russian Federation (Kemorovo) P. tolchiensis (56748 56749 56750 56753 56755)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Russian Federation (Tuva) P. sergunenkovi, P. toltschiensis (51431)
Atdabanian - Botomian521.0 - 512.9Mongolia P. subtilis (22939 22940)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Russian Federation (Khakasiya) P. sp. (81451)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Russian Federation (Yakutiya) P. meshkovae (81240) P. sp. (81223)