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Cambrorhytium Conway Morris and Robinson 1988

PaleoDB taxon number: 4684

Full reference: S. Conway Morris and R. A. Robinson. 1988. More soft-bodied animals and algae from the Middle Cambrian of Utah and British Columbia. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 122:1-48

Parent taxon: Metazoa according to X. L. Zhang and H. Hua 2005

Sister taxa: Bilateria, Diploblastica, Homoblastica, Hyolithelminthida, Vertebrosa, Westgardia, Placozoa, Triploblastica, Neuralia, Hadrynichorde, Deuteronectanebos, Ventogyrus, Problematica, Inaria, Trichoplax, Calcispongea, Tentaculitoidea, Lazaichnus, Armillifera, Siphonoconcha, Funisia, Parviscopa, Triradialomorpha, Rhizostomites, Somatohelix, Porifera, Bilateralomorpha, Ovatoscutum, Muricassis, Paracharnia, Mesozoa, Hadryniscala, Chondroplon, Erniettomorpha, Silicispongea, Epitheliozoa, Euradiculata, Proarticulata, Rangeomorpha, Kimberellomorpha, Yelovichnus, Pentaradialomorpha, Yangtziramulus, Yunnanomedusa, Petalonamae, Bomakellia, Megathrix, Odontogriphidae, Silicea, Stellostomites, Pseudovendia, Subtilicyathus, Gephyrea, Parazoa, Bilaterialomorpha, Cnidaria, Goettingenia, Xidazoon, Mawsonites, Tetraradialomorpha, Dictyorhabdus, Spygoria, Oligoopilionus, Primocandelabrum, Hiemalora, Beltanelliformis, Nemiana, Nectocarididae, Bronicella, Sentularia, Eodiorygma, Kullingia, Arboreomorpha, Palaeacmaea, Vetulicolia, Lomosovis, Protolyellia

Subtaxa: Cambrorhytium fragilis, Cambrorhytium major

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Type: Cambrorhytium major

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder