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Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida

Dictyofavina was named by Debrenne (1991). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Archaeocyathida by Debrenne et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Dictyofavina Debrenne
2015Dictyofavina Debrenne et al. p. 1069

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
orderArchaeocyathidaOkulitch 1935
suborderDictyofavinaDebrenne 1991
suborderDictyofavinaDebrenne 1991

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.

Subor. †Dictyofavina Debrenne 1991
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Superfm. †Gatagacyathoidea Debrenne and Zhuravlev 1992
Fm. †Gatagacyathidae Debrenne and Zhuravlev 1992
Superfm. †Keriocyathoidea Debrenne and Gangloff 1992
Fm. †Keriocyathidae Debrenne and Gangloff 1992
G. †Keriocyathus Debrenne et al. 1990
Superfm. †Usloncyathoidea Fonin 1966
Fm. †Usloncyathidae Fonin 1966
Usloncyathus obtusus Gravestock 1984
Invalid names: Dictyofavus Gravestock 1984 [synonym], Nostrocyathus [synonym]
Zunyicyathus fuquanensis Zhang and Yuan 1984
Zunyicyathus grandus Yuan and Zhang 1980
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 (16 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0China (Shaanxi) Usloncyathus jindingshanensis (232926)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Australia (South Australia) Dictyofavus obtusus (81018 81170)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Russian Federation (Khakasiya) Dictyofavus lepidus, Dictyofavus obtusus (81243) Dictyofavus lepidus, Dictyofavus sp., Kechikacyathus sp. (81244)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Russian Federation (Tuva) Dictyofavus lepidus (81246 81248)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Russian Federation (Krasnoyarskiy Kray) Dictyofavus lepidus, Dictyofavus obtusus (81251)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Mongolia Usloncyathus serus (233040)
Atdabanian - Botomian521.0 - 512.9Mongolia Dictyofavina indet. (22941 22942)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Canada (British Columbia) Gatagacyathus mansyi, Kechikacyathus natlaensis (81083 81084)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9USA (Nevada) Gatagacyathus sp. (218892)
Botomian - Toyonian516.0 - 510.2USA (Nevada) Keriocyathus arachnaius (81004 81005)