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- Cloudinidae

Cloudina was named by Germs (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: V u V N-Da]. It is not extant. Its type is Cloudina hartmannae.

It was assigned to Cloudinidae by Hahn and Pflug (1985); and to Cribricyathea by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Cloudina Germs
1985Cloudina Hahn and Pflug p. 421
2002Cloudina Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
genusCloudinaGerms 1972

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calciteg
Environment: inner shelf, marineg
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: low-level epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Created: 2009-10-12 14:54:33
Modified: 2012-01-19 04:36:51
Source: g = genus
Reference: Fedonkin et al. 2007

Age range: base of the Vendian to the top of the Floran or 635.00000 to 505.00000 Ma

Collections (24 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Mexico (Sonora) C. sp. (99427)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Iran C. sp. (195106 195107)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0China (Shaanxi) C. hartmannae (10340 51735 86622)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0USA (Nevada) C. sp. (7177 7180)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Spain C. carinata (99293)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Brazil C. waldei, C. lucianoi (51753)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Russian Federation (Tomsk) C. hartmannae (99183 99184)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Paraguay C. lucianoi (131398)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Namibia C. sp. (6813 7910 7911 7912 113370)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Canada (British Columbia) C. hartmannae (97710)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0China (Hubei) C. hartmannae (86623)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Oman C. hartmannae (10339)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0USA (California) C. sp. (7181)
Vendian635.0 - 541.0Brazil C. lucianoi (97562)
Floran507.0 - 505.0Antarctica C. sp. (7820)