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Archaeocyathus atlanticus

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae

Taxonomy
Archaeocyathus atlanticus was named by Billings (1861).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Archaeocyathus atlanticus Billings
1950Archaeocyathus atlanticus Okulitch p. 393
1954Archaeocyathus atlanticus Okulitch p. 295 figs. Plate 28, figure 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
orderArchaeocyathidaOkulitch 1935
suborderArchaeocyathinaOkulitch 1935
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyArchaeocyathoideaHinde 1889
familyArchaeocyathidaeTaylor 1910
genusArchaeocyathusBillings 1861
speciesatlanticusBillings 1861

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.

Archaeocyathus atlanticus Billings 1861
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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 Botomian to the top of the Dyeran or 516.00000 to 511.20000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Montezuman - Dyeran520.0 - 511.2USA (California) Archaeocyathus atlanticus (217094 217095)
Botomian - Toyonian516.0 - 510.2USA (Nevada) Archaeocyathus atlanticus (81004)