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Zonacyathus borealis

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Sajanocyathidae

Zonacyathus borealis was named by Handfield (1971) [Lower Cambrian; Australia, Siberia, western Canada]. Its type specimen is GSC #25337. Its type locality is GSC #68955 - central Coal River section, which is in an Atdabanian carbonate limestone in Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Zonacyathus borealis Handfield pp. 47-48 figs. 6: 1a-c, 2a, b

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
superfamilyBronchocyathoideaBedford and Bedford 1936
familySajanocyathidaeVologdin 1956

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.

Zonacyathus borealis Handfield 1971
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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: 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 (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Canada (Yukon) Zonacyathus borealis (type locality: 49026)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Canada (Northwest Territories) Zonacyathus borealis (49027)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Russian Federation (Khakasiya) Zonacyathus borealis (81316 81317)