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Lignanicystis Zamora and Smith 2008


PaleoDB taxon number: 151131

Full reference: S. Zamora and A. B. Smith. 2008. A new Middle Cambrian stem-group echinoderm from Spain: Palaeobiological implications of a highly asymmetric cinctan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53:207-220

Parent taxon: Sucocystidae according to S. Zamora and J. J. Alvaro 2010

Sister taxa: Elliptocinctus, Ludwigicinctus, Protocinctus, Sucocystis, Undatacinctus

Subtaxa: Lignanicystis barriosensis

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Type: Lignanicystis barriosensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder