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Period: Cambrian
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Period: 542 million to 488 million years ago.

Fishes (1)

Lower limit:

Distacodontina (Order)

Echinoderms (1)

Lower limit:

Echinodermata (Phylum) Bruguière, 1789 - echinoderms

Crustaceans (7)

Entire range:

Skara (Genus) Muller, 1983

Vestrogothia (Genus) Müller, 1964

Lower limit:

Cephalocarida (Class) H.L. Sanders, 1955 - cephalocarids

Leperditicopida (Order) Scott, 1961

Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802

Ostracoda (Class) Latreille, 1802 - ostracods

Within limits:

Branchiopoda (Class) Latreille, 1817 - branchiopods

Arthropods (15)

Upper limit:

Parvancorinomorpha ([unranked]) J.-P. Lin et al., 2006

Entire range:

Aglaspis (Genus) Hall, 1862

Agnostus (Genus) Brongniart, 1822

Baltoeurypterus (Genus)

Burgessia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Emeraldella (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Habelia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Molaria (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Plenocaris (Genus) Whittington, 1974

Sarotrocercus (Genus) Whittington, 1981

Skania (Genus) Walcott, 1932

Yohoia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Lower limit:

Chasmataspidida (Order) Caster & Brooks, 1956

Chelicerata (Superclass)

Within limits:

Arthropoda (Phylum) von Siebold, 1848 - arthropods

Molluscs (2)

Upper limit:

Halkieriidae (Family)

Entire range:

Pelagiella (Genus) Matthew, 1895

Sponges (16)

Entire range:

Eiffelia (Genus) Walcott, 1920

Halichondritidae (Family) Rigby, 1986

Hamptoniidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Hazeliidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Takakkawiidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Vauxiidae (Family) Walcott, 1920

Wapkiidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Lower limit:

Calcarea (Class) Bowerbank, 1864 - calcareous sponges

Clionaidae (Family) d'Orbigny, 1851

Demospongiae (Class) Sollas, 1885 - demosponges

Dierespongioidea (Superfamily) Rigby & Gutschick 1976

Hadromerida (Order) Topsent, 1894

Rhizomorina (Suborder) Zittel, 1895

Verongida (Order) Bergquist, 1978

Within limits:

Hexactinellida (Class) Schmidt, 1870 - hexactinellids

Porifera (Phylum) Grant, 1836 - sponges

Invertebrates (43)

Upper limit:

Cloudinidae (Family) Hahn & Pflug, 1985

Entire range:

Aellograptus (Genus)

Alalcomenaeus (Genus) Simonetta, 1970

Apsotreta (Genus) Palmer, 1954

Archaeocryptolaria (Genus) Chapman, 1919

Archaeolafoea (Genus) Chapman, 1919

Ascograptus (Genus) Ruedemann, 1925

Billingsella (Genus) Hall & Clarke, 1892

Ceratreta (Genus) Bell, 1941

Dictyonina (Genus) Cooper, 1942

Dithecodendrum (Genus)

Hadrotreta (Genus) Rowell, 1966

Lingulella (Genus)

Luolishania (Genus) Hou & Chen, 1989

Maxilites (Genus) Marek, 1972

Micromitra (Genus) Meek, 1873

Nevadalites (Genus) Marek, 1976

Nisusia (Genus) Walcott, 1905

Obolella (Genus) Billings, 1861

Paterina (Genus) Beecher, 1891

Protohalecium (Genus) Chapman & Thomas, 1936

Prototreta (Genus) Bell, 1938

Prototreta millsi Brock & Percival, 2006

Sanctacaris (Genus) Briggs & Collins, 1988

Siberiodendrum (Genus)

Siberiograptus (Genus)

Sphenoecium (Genus) Chapman & Thomas, 1936

Tcharatheca (Genus) Sysoev, 1972

Trematobolus (Genus) Matthew, 1892

Lower limit:

Conulata (Class) Moore & Harrington, 1956

Graptolithina (Class)

Hyolithes (Genus) Eichwald, 1840

Orthotheca (Genus)

Pycnogonida (Class) Latreille, 1810 - pycnogonids

Zoantharia (Subclass)

Within limits:

Anthozoa (Class) Ehrenberg, 1831

Brachiopoda (Phylum) Duméril, 1806 - brachiopods

Cnidaria (Phylum) Hatschek, 1888 - cnidarians

Conchopeltida (Order)

Hydrozoa (Class) Owen, 1843

Monoplacophora (Class) Odhner, 1940 - monoplacophorans

Protomedusae (Class)

Scyphozoa (Class) - jellyfish

Animals (1)

Within limits:

Animalia (Kingdom) Linnaeus, 1758 - animals

Protozoa (2)

Lower limit:

Paleodictyon (Genus) Menghini, 1850

Within limits:

Acritarcha (Group) Evitt, 1963 - acritarchs

Eukaryotes (1)

Within limits:

Eukaryota (Domain) Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes

Prokaryotes (1)

Within limits:

Cyanobacteria (Phylum) (ex Stanier 1974) Cavalier-Smith 2002 - cyanobacteria

Organisms (1)

Within limits:

Biota ([unranked])

Geological regions (50)

Within limits:

Aldan Shield (Geologic province)

Anabar Shield ([unranked])

Arabian-Nubian Shield ([unranked])

Baikal Fold Belt ([unranked])

Baltic Shield ([unranked])

Cameroon N'tem Complex ([unranked])

Central Africa Craton ([unranked])

Chaillu Craton ([unranked])

Committee Bay Block ([unranked])

Congo Craton ([unranked])

Ethiopian Block ([unranked])

Gondwana ([unranked]) E. Suess, 1861

Greenland Shield (Geologic province)

Guapore Craton ([unranked])

Guiana Shield ([unranked])

Indian Shield (Geologic province)

Kaapvaal Craton ([unranked])

Kaminak Group ([unranked])

Kasaï Craton ([unranked])

Labrador Shield ([unranked])

Laurentia ([unranked])

Litchfield Complex ([unranked])

Luis Alves Massif ([unranked])

Madagascar Craton ([unranked])

Man Shield ([unranked])

Nanambu Complex ([unranked])

Pilbara Block (Geologic province)

Reguibat Shield ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Craton ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Massif ([unranked])

Rul Jungle Complex ([unranked])

São Francisco Craton ([unranked])

Sayan Fold Belt ([unranked])

Scottish Shield ([unranked])

Sebakwe Proto-Craton ([unranked])

Slave Craton ([unranked])

Slave Province ([unranked])

Superior Craton ([unranked])

Superior Province ([unranked])

Tanzanian Craton ([unranked])

Tarim Craton ([unranked])

Tuareg Shield ([unranked])

Ukrainian Shield (Geologic province)

West African Craton ([unranked])

Wyoming Province ([unranked])

Yangtze Craton ([unranked])

Yienisei Fold Belt ([unranked])

Yilgarn Block (Geologic province)

Zambian Block ([unranked])

Zimbabwe Craton ([unranked])

Geological entities (4)

Within limits:

Iapetus Ocean ([unranked])

Khanty Ocean ([unranked])

Napier Complex ([unranked]) (Antarctica)

Proto-Tethys Ocean ([unranked])

Links

http://www.palaeos.com/Paleozoic/Cambrian/Cambrian.htm

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