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Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Densocyathidae

Densocyathus is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Densocyathidae.

It was assigned to Ajacicyathida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Densocyathidae by Debrenne et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Densocyathus Sepkoski
2015Densocyathus Debrenne et al. p. 938

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
superfamilyBronchocyathoideaBedford and Bedford 1936
familyDensocyathidaeVologdin 1937

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.

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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: Bambach et al. 2007, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Lenian or 516.00000 to 513.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Botomian516.0 - 513.0Russian Federation (Khakasiya) D. sanaschtykgolensis (81449) D. sanaschtykgolensis, D. sp. (81445)
Lenian516.0 - 513.0Italy (Sardinia) D. sp. (50195)