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Pleurocystites

Rhombifera - Pleurocystitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30988

Parent taxon: Pleurocystitinae according to C. D. Sumrall and J. Sprinkle 1995

Sister taxa: Amecystis, Praepleurocystis, Pygecystis, Turgidacystis

Subtaxa: Pleurocystites anticostiensis, Pleurocystites squamosus

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Type: Pleurocystites squamosus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder