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Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Warriootacyathidae

Warriootacyathus was named by Gravestock (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u]. Its type is Warriootacyathus wilkawillinensis. It is the type genus of Warriootacyathoidea, Warriootacyathidae.

It was assigned to Archaeocyathida by Gravestock (1984) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Warriootacyathidae by Debrenne et al. (2015).


Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Warriootacyathus Gravestock
2002Warrriootacyathus Sepkoski
2015Warriootacyathus Debrenne et al. p. 1065

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
orderArchaeocyathidaOkulitch 1935
suborderArchaeocyathinaOkulitch 1935
superfamilyWarriootacyathoideaDebrenne and Zhuravlev 1992
familyWarriootacyathidaeDebrenne and Zhuravlev 1992

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. †Warriootacyathus Gravestock 1984
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Warriootacyathus armillatus Gravestock 1984
Warriootacyathus lucidus Gravestock 1984
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: Atdabanian or 521.00000 to 516.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Australia (South Australia) W. lucidus (81172) W. wilkawillinensis, W. armillatus (81170)