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Dendrocyathus

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida

Taxonomy
Dendrocyathus was named by Okulitch and Roots (1947).

It was considered a nomen dubium by Debrenne et al. (2015).

It was assigned to Archaeocyathida by Voronova et al. (1987); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Dendrocyathus Okulitch and Roots
1987Dendrocyathus Voronova et al.
2002Dendrocyathus Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
RankNameAuthor
orderArchaeocyathidaOkulitch 1935
genusDendrocyathusOkulitch and Roots 1947

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. †Dendrocyathus Okulitch and Roots 1947
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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: Bambach et al. 2007, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Botomian or 516.00000 to 512.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Canada (Northwest Territories) D. sp. (80960)