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Yukonocyathus francesi

Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Fallocyathidae

Taxonomy
Yukonocyathus francesi was named by Handfield (1971) [Lower Cambrian; Yukon Territory]. Its type specimen is GSC #25351. Its type locality is GSC #68955 - central Coal River section, which is in an Atdabanian carbonate limestone in Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Yukonocyathus francesi Handfield pp. 51-53 figs. 8: 1a-c, 2a, b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
orderAjacicyathida
suborderAjacicyathina
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyEthmophylloideaOkulitch 1937
familyFallocyathidaeRozanov 1969
genusYukonocyathusHandfield 1971
speciesfrancesi

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.

Yukonocyathus francesi Handfield 1971
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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: base of the Atdabanian to the top of the Botomian or 521.00000 to 512.90000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0Canada (Yukon) Yukonocyathus francesi (type locality: 49026 49052)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Canada (British Columbia) Yukonocyathus francesi (81083)