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Bayleicyathus Gravestock 1984 (sponge)

Irregulares - Archaeocyathida

PaleoDB taxon number: 123730

Full reference: D. I. Gravestock. 1984. Archaeocyatha from lower parts of the Lower Cambrian carbonate sequence in South Australia. Memoir of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 2:1-139

Parent taxon: Archaeocyathida according to D. I. Gravestock 1984

Sister taxa: Abakanicyathus, Agastrocyathus, Alaskacoscinus, Alconeracyathus, Antarcticocyathus, Anthomorpha, Archaeocyathina, Archaeocyathus, Archaeopharetra, Archaeosycon, Ardrossacyathus, Arisacyathus, Arrythmocricus, Ataxiocyathus, Auliscocyathus, Beltanacyathus, Bottonaecyathus, Cambrocyathells, Cambrocyathellus, Cellicyathus, Changicyathus, Chankacyathus, Chouberticyathus, Claruscoscinus, Claruscyathus, Copleicyathus, Dendrocyathus, Dictyocoscinus, Dictyocyathus, Dictyofavus, Dictyosycon, Eremitacyathus, Fenestrocyathus, Flindersicyathus, Fragilicyathus, Fridaycyathus, Gabrielsocyathus, Gatagacyathus, Graphoscyphus, Hawkercyathus, Jugalicyathus, Kechikacyathus, Keriocyathus, Kruseicnema, Landercyathus, Loculicyathus, Maiandrocyathus, Markocyathus, Metacyathellus, Metacyathus, Metaldetes, Metyacyathellus, Mikhnocyathus, Molybdocyathus, Naimarkcyathus, Neoloculicyathus, Okulitchicyathus, Paracoscinus, Paranacyathus, Prismocyathus, Protopharetra, Pseudosyringocnema, Pycnoidocoscinus, Pycnoidocyathus, Pycnoidoscinus, Retecyathus, Retillamina, Sakhacyathus, Sanxiacyathus, Shiveligocyathus, Sigmofungia, Sphinctocyathus, Spinosocyathus, Spirillicyathella, Spirillicyathus, Spirocyathella, Spirocyathus, Stevocyathus, Syringocnema, Syringothalamus, Syringsella, Tabulacyathellus, Taeniaecyathellus, Tchojacyathus, Tollicyathus, Tuvacnema, Usloncyathus, Vadimocyathus, Voznesenskicyathus, Warriootacyathus, Warrriootacyathus, Williamicyathus, Zunyicyathus

Subtaxa: Bayleicyathus bowmani, Bayleicyathus diversus

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Type: Bayleicyathus bowmani

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder