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Period: Late Cambrian
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Period: 497 million to 485 million years ago.

Fishes (6)

Upper limit

Westergaardodina (Genus) Müller, 1959

Entire range

Furnishina (Genus) Müller, 1959

Hertzina (Genus) Müller, 1959

Lower limit

Conodonta (Superclass) Eichenberg, 1930 - conodonts

Within limits

Distacodontina (Order)

Pisces (Superclass) Linnaeus, 1758 - fishes

Vertebrates (3)

Within limits

Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates

Vertebrata (Phylum)

Vertebrata ([unranked]) see (Subphylum) Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates

Echinoderms (12)

Within limits

Blastozoa (Subphylum) see (Infraphylum) †Blastozoa Sprinkle, 1973

carpoids ([unranked]) see (Class) †Carpoidea Jaekel, 1918

Crinoidea (Class) - sea lilies and feather stars

Crinozoa (Subphylum) see (Infraphylum) Crinozoa Matsumoto, 1929

Echinodermata (Phylum) Bruguière, 1789 - echinoderms

Echinozoa (Subphylum) see (Infraphylum) Echinozoa Haeckel, in Von Zittell, 1895

Edrioasteroidea (Class)

Eocrinoidea (Class)

Holothuroidea (Class) - sea cucumbers

Homalozoa (Subphylum) Whitehouse, 1941

Homoiostelea (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960

Stylophora (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960 - stylophorans

Crustaceans (21)

Entire range

Bredocaris (Genus) Müller, 1983

Bredocaris admirabilis Müller, 1983

Cambropachycope (Genus) Walossek & Müller, 1990

Cyclotron lapworthi (Groom, 1902)

Goticaris (Genus) Walossek & Müller, 1990

Henningsmoenicaris (Genus) Walossek & Müller, 1991

Hesslandona longispinosa (Kozur, 1974)

Hesslandona necopina Müller, 1964

Hesslandona unisulcata Müller, 1982

Skaracarida (Order) K.J. Müller & D. Walossek, 1985 see (Subclass) †Skaracarida (K.J. Müller & Walossek, 1985)

Vestrogothia anterispinata Zhang & Dong, 2009

Vestrogothia bispinata Zhang & Dong, 2009

Within limits

Branchiopoda (Class) Latreille, 1817 - branchiopods

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

Crustacea (Superclass) Pennant, 1777 see ([unranked]) Crustaceomorpha Chernyshev, 1960 - crustaceans

Eucrustacea (Epiclass) see (Subphylum) Pancrustacea Zrzavý et al., 1997

Leperditicopida (Order) Scott, 1961

Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802

Ostracoda (Class) Latreille, 1802 - ostracods

Ostracoda (Subclass) Latreille, 1806 see (Class) Ostracoda Latreille, 1802 - ostracods

Phyllocarida (Subclass) Packard, 1879 - leptostracans

Arthropods (31)

Upper limit

Burlingiidae (Family)

Entire range

Agnostotes elegans (Lazarenko, 1966)

Agnostus pisiformis (Wahlenberg, 1818)

Aphelaspis (Genus) Resser, 1935

Cambrocaris (Genus) Walossek & Szaniawski, 1991

Cedaria (Genus) Walcott, 1924

Cheilocephalus brevilobus (Walcott)

Glyptagnostus (Genus)

Henningsmoenia (Genus) Walossek & Müller, 1990, nom. illeg. see (Genus) †Henningsmoenicaris Walossek & Müller, 1991

Martinssonia (Genus) Müller & Walossek, 1986

Martinssonia elongata K.J. Müller & D. Walossek, 1986

Olenus (Genus) Dalman, 1826

Saukia (Genus) Walcott, 1914

Lower limit

Pentastomida ([unranked]) see (Subclass) Pentastomida Diesing, 1836

Within limits

Agnostida (Order) Salter, 1864

Arthropoda (Phylum) von Siebold, 1848 - arthropods

Chasmataspidida (Order) Caster & Brooks, 1956

Chelicerata (Subphylum) Heymons, 1901 see (Superclass) Chelicerata

Chelicerata (Superclass)

Crustacea (Subphylum) Brünnich, 1772 see (Superclass) Crustacea Pennant, 1777 - crustaceans

Marellomorpha (Subphylum) see (Subphylum) †Marrellomorpha Beurlen, 1934 - lace crabs

Merostomata (Class) Dana, 1852 see (Superclass) Chelicerata - horseshoe crabs

Naraoia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Naraoiidae (Family) Walcott, 1912

Nektaspida (Order) Raymond, 1920 - nektaspids

Onychophora (Superclass) see (Phylum) Onychophora Grube, 1853

Polymerida (Order)

Trilobita (Class) Walch, 1771 see (Subclass) †Trilobita Walch, 1771 - trilobites

Trilobita (Infraphylum) Walch, 1771 see (Subclass) †Trilobita Walch, 1771 - trilobites

Trilobitomorpha (Subphylum) Størmer, 1944 see (Phylum) Arthropoda von Siebold, 1848 - trilobites

Trilobitomorpha (Superclass) Størmer, 1944 see (Subphylum) †Trilobitomorpha Størmer, 1944

Molluscs (36)

Upper limit

Pelagiellida (Order) Runnegar & Pojeta, 1985 see (Order) †Pelagielliformes

Entire range

Cymatopegma (Genus) Pojeta, Gilbert-Tomlinson & Shergold, 1977

Kimopegma (Genus) Pojeta, Gilbert-Tomlinson & Shergold, 1977

Matthevia (Genus) Walcott, 1885

Oepikila (Genus) Runnegar & Pojeta, 1974

Preacanthochiton (Genus) Bergenhayn, 1960

Pseudotechnophorus (Genus)

Lower limit

Actinoceratoidea (Subclass)

Amphineura (Subphylum) see (Phylum) Mollusca Linnaeus, 1758

Cephalopoda (Class) Cuvier, 1795 - cephalopods

Conocardioida (Order) Neumayr, 1891

Endoceratoidea (Subclass)

Gastropoda (Class) Cuvier, 1795 - snails and slugs

Murchisoniina (Suborder) Cox & Knight, 1960 see (Superfamily) †Murchisonioidea Koken, 1896

Nautiloidea (Subclass) Agassiz, 1847

Pinnocaris (Genus)

Pleurotomariina (Suborder) see (Superfamily) Pleurotomarioidea W.A. Swainson, 1840

Ribeiria (Genus)

Within limits

Archaeogastropoda (Order) see (Order) Vetigastropoda Salvini-Plawen, 1980

Bellerophontida (Order) see (Superfamily) †Bellerophontoidea McCoy, 1852

Bivalvia (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 - bivalves

Cyrtonellida (Order) Horny, 1963

Cyrtosoma (Subphylum) Runnegar & Pojeta Jr., 1974 see (Phylum) Mollusca Linnaeus, 1758

Diasoma (Subphylum) Runnegar & Pojeta Jr., 1974 see (Phylum) Mollusca Linnaeus, 1758

Hyolitha ([unranked]) see (Phylum) †Hyolitha

Hyolithida (Order) Matthew, 1899

Isofilibranchia (Subclass) see (Superorder) Isofilibranchia

Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 - molluscs

Nautilus (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758

Onychochilina (Suborder)

Palaeotaxodonta (Subclass) see (Subclass) Protobranchia

Pelecypoda (Class) see (Class) Bivalvia Linnaeus, 1758

Prosobranchia (Subclass) see (Class) Gastropoda Cuvier, 1795 - prosobranchs

Ribeirioida (Order) Kobayashi, 1933

Rostroconchia (Class) Pojeta et al., 1972

Tryblidiida (Order) see (Order) Monoplacophorida Wenz, in Knight, 1952

Annelids (2)

Within limits

Annelida (Phylum) Lamarck, 1809 - segmented worms

Polychaeta (Class) Grube, 1850 - polychaetes

Sponges (32)

Upper limit

Archaeocyatha (Subphylum) Vologdin, 1937 see (Class) †Archaeocyatha Bornemann, 1884

Entire range

Multivasculatidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Lower limit

Stromatoporoida (Order) see (Class) †Stromatoporoidea Nicholson & Murie, 1878

Within limits

Amphidiscophora (Subclass) Schulze, 1886

Anthaspidellidae (Family) Miller, 1889

Astraeospongiidae (Family) Miller, 1889

Calcarea (Class) Bowerbank, 1864 - calcareous sponges

Ceractinomorpha (Subclass) Lévi, 1953 see (Class) Demospongiae Sollas, 1885

Choiidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Clionaidae (Family) d'Orbigny, 1851

Clionidae (Family) d'Orbigny, 1851, nom. illeg. see (Family) Clionaidae d'Orbigny, 1851

Demospongea (Class) Sollas, 1875 see (Class) Demospongiae Sollas, 1885

Demospongiae (Class) Sollas, 1885 - demosponges

Dierespongioidea (Superfamily) Rigby & Gutschick 1976

Hadromerida (Order) Topsent, 1894

Heteractinida (Order) Hinde, 1887 see (Class) †Heteractinida de Laubenfels, 1955

Hexactinellida (Class) Schmidt, 1870 - hexactinellids

Hintzespongiidae (Family) Finks, 1983

Hintzespongioidea (Superfamily) Finks, 1983

Leptomitidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Lithistida (Order) Schmidt, 1870 see (Subclass) Lithistida Schmidt, 1870 - lithistids

Orchocladina (Suborder) Rauff, 1893 see (Order) †Orchocladina Rauff, 1895

Piraniidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Porifera (Phylum) Grant, 1836 - sponges

Protospongiidae (Family) Hinde, 1887

Protospongioidea (Superfamily) Hinde, 1887

Reticulosa (Order) Reid, 1958

Rhizomorina (Suborder) Zittel, 1895

Solenida (Order) de Laubenfels, 1955

Sphinctozoa (Order)

Tetractinomorpha (Subclass) Lévi, 1953 see (Class) Demospongiae Sollas, 1885

Verongida (Order) Bergquist, 1978

Invertebrates (98)

Entire range

Dactylotreta (Genus) Rowell & Henderson, 1978

Dactylotreta unda Engelbretsen, 2006

Eocephalodiscus (Genus) Kozlowski, 1938, nom. nud.

Eorhabdopleura (Genus)

Euorthisina (Genus) Havlicek, 1950

Euorthisina nazarenensis Benedetto, 2007

Kvania (Genus) Havlicek, 1994

Kvania azulpampensis Benedetto, 2007

Kvania azulpampensis azulpampensis Benedetto, 2007

Kvania azulpampensis dichotoma Benedetto, 2007

Kvania lariensis Benedetto, 2007

Kvania mergli Benedetto, 2007

Kvania primigenia Benedetto, 2007

Lesserorthis (Genus) Benedetto, 2007

Lesserorthis havliceki Benedetto, 2007

Nanorthis (Genus) Ulrich & Cooper, 1936

Nanorthis calderensis Benedetto, 2007

Nanorthis calderensis alternata Benedetto, 2007

Nanorthis calderensis calderensis Benedetto, 2007

Protorthisina (Genus) Benedetto, 2007

Protorthisina simplex Benedetto, 2007

Lower limit

Bryozoa (Phylum) Ehrenberg, 1831 - bryozoans

Camaroidea (Order)

Ectoprocta (Phylum) Nitsche, 1869 see (Phylum) Bryozoa Ehrenberg, 1831 - ectoprocts

Polyplacophora (Class) Blainville, 1816 - chitons

Stolonoidea (Order)

Tuboidea (Order)

Within limits

Acrotheloidea (Superfamily)

Acrotretida (Order) Kuhn, 1949

Acrotretoidea (Superfamily)

Anthozoa (Class) Ehrenberg, 1831

Articulata (Class)

Billingsellacea (Superfamily) see (Superfamily) †Billingselloidea

Billingsellida (Order)

Billingsellidina (Suborder)

Billingselloidea (Superfamily)

Brachiopoda (Phylum) Duméril, 1806 - brachiopods

Chileata (Class)

Cnidaria (Phylum) Hatschek, 1888 - cnidarians

Conchopeltida (Order)

Conodonta (Phylum) Eichenberg, 1930 see (Subclass) †Conodonta Eichenberg, 1930

Conodontophorida (Class) see (Order) †Conodontophorida

Conulata (Class) Moore & Harrington, 1956

Craniata (Class) Williams, Carlson, Brunton, Holmer & Popov, 1996

Craniiformea (Subphylum) Popov, Bassett, Holmer & Laurie, 1993

Craniopsida (Order) Gorjansky & Popov, 1985

Craniopsidae (Family) Williams, 1963

Craniopsoidea (Superfamily) Williams, 1963

Ctenophora (Phylum) Eschscholtz, 1829 - comb jellies

Dalmanellidina (Suborder)

Dendroidea (Order)

Euchelicerata ([unranked]) Weygoldt & Paulus, 1979 see (Epiclass) Euchelicerata Weygoldt & Paulus, 1979

Graptolithina (Class)

Hydroida (Order) see (Order) Anthoathecatae - hydroids

Hydrozoa (Class) Owen, 1843

Hyolitha (Phylum) see (Class) †Hyolitha Marek, 1963

Hyolithes (Genus) Eichwald, 1840

Inarticulata (Class)

Larvacea (Class) Herdman, 1891 see (Class) Appendicularia Lahille, 1890

Lingulata (Class)

Lingulida (Order) Waagen, 1885

Linguliformea (Subphylum)

Linguloidea (Superfamily) Menke, 1828

Lobopodia (Phylum) Snodgrass, 1938 - lobopodians

Monoplacophora (Class) Odhner, 1940 - monoplacophorans

Obolidae (Family)

Octocorallia (Subclass) Haeckel, 1866 see (Subclass) Alcyonaria - octocorals

Orthida (Order) Schuchert & Cooper, 1932

Orthidina (Suborder)

Orthoidea (Superfamily)

Orthotheca (Genus)

Orthothecida (Order) Marek, 1966

Paraconodontida (Class) see (Order) †Paraconodontida

Paterinata (Class)

Paterinida (Order)

Paterinoidea (Superfamily)

Pentamerida (Order)

Plectorthoidea (Superfamily)

Porambonitoidea (Superfamily)

Procoelomata (Phylum) Bergström, 1989

Protomedusae (Class)

Protorthida (Order)

Pterobranchia (Class) - pterobranchs

Pterobranchia (Phylum) see (Class) Pterobranchia

Pycnogonida (Class) Latreille, 1810 - pycnogonids

Rhynchonellata (Class)

Rhynchonelliformea (Subphylum)

Rostroconchia ([unranked]) see (Class) †Rostroconchia Pojeta et al., 1972

Scyphomedusae (Group) see (Subclass) Scyphomedusae Lankaster, 1877

Scyphozoa (Class) - jellyfish

Siphonotretida (Order)

Siphonotretidae (Family)

Siphonotretoidea (Superfamily)

Strophomenata (Class)

Syntrophiidina (Suborder)

Tabulata (Order)

Trachylinida (Order) see (Order) Trachylina

Zoantharia (Subclass)

Animals (2)

Within limits

Animalia (Kingdom) Linnaeus, 1758 - animals

Chordata (Phylum) Bateson, 1885 - chordates

Algae (1)

Within limits

Prasinophyceae (Class) T. Christensen, 1962 ex Ø. Moestrup & J. Throndsen (1988) see ([unranked]) prasinophytes - prasinophytes

Protozoa (8)

Lower limit

allogromids (Suborder) see (Order) Allogromiida Loeblich & Tappan, 1961

Within limits

Acritarcha (Group) Evitt, 1963 - acritarchs

Foraminifera (Class) d'Orbigny, 1826 see (Phylum) Foraminifera d'Orbigny, 1826

Foraminifera (Order) d'Orbigny, 1826 see (Class) Foraminifera d'Orbigny, 1826

Foraminiferida (Order) d'Orbigny, 1826 see (Class) Foraminifera d'Orbigny, 1826 - foraminiferans

Paleodictyon (Genus) Menghini, 1850

Polycystinea (Class) Ehrenberg, 1838 see (Superclass) Polycystinia Ehrenberg, 1838 - polycystines

textularids (Suborder) see (Order) Textulariida Delage & Hérouard, 1896

Eukaryotes (4)

Within limits

Dinomastigota (Phylum) see (Phylum) Dinoflagellata Engl. (1903)

Eukarya (Superkingdom) see (Domain) Eukaryota Chatton, 1925

Eukaryota (Domain) Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes

Protoctista (Kingdom) (Hogg, 1860)

Prokaryotes (4)

Within limits

Bacteria (Kingdom) (Cohn 1870) Cavalier-Smith 1983 see (Kingdom) Bacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002 - bacteria

Bacteria (Kingdom) Cavalier-Smith 2002 see (Domain) Bacteria Woese et al. 1990 - bacteria

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

Monera (Kingdom) Haeckel 1866 see (Domain) Bacteria Woese et al. 1990

Organisms (2)

Within limits

Archaeocopida (Order) Sylvester-Bradley, 1961 see ([unranked]) †Phosphatocopina Müller, 1964

Biota ([unranked])

Geological regions (52)

Within limits

Aldan Shield (Geologic province)

Anabar Shield ([unranked])

Arabian-Nubian Shield ([unranked])

Baikal Fold Belt ([unranked])

Baltic Plate ([unranked]) see (Tectonic plate) Eurasian Plate

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])

Sino-Korean Craton ([unranked]) see ([unranked]) North China Craton

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])

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