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Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Torosocyathidae

Torosocyathus was named by Kashina (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Cm Boto-l]. Its type is Torosocyathus provisus. It is the type genus of Torosocyathidae.

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

T. provisus (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Torosocyathus Kashina
1973Rewardocyathus Rozanov pp. 59, 75, 161
2002Torosocyathus Sepkoski
2015Torosocyathus Debrenne et al. p. 973

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
superfamilyLenocyathoideaZhuravleva 1956
familyTorosocyathidaeDebrenne et al. 2002
genusTorosocyathusKashina 1972

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. †Torosocyathus Kashina 1972
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Torosocyathus provisus Vologdin and Kashina 1972
Invalid names: Rewardocyathus Rozanov 1973 [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: 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 - 516.0Russian Federation (Kemorovo) T. sp. (56758)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Morocco Rewardocyathus dudresnayi (232868)