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Malocystites Billings 1858


PaleoDB taxon number: 31120

Full reference: E. Billings. 1858. On the Cystideae of the Lower Silurian rocks of Canada. Geological Survey of Canada Decade 3:9-74

Parent taxon: Malocystitidae according to R. L. Parsley and L. W. Mintz 1975

Sister taxon: Wellerocystis

Subtaxa: Malocystites murchisoni

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Type: Malocystites murchisoni

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder