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Period: Middle Cambrian
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Period: 509 million to 497 million years ago.

Fishes (7)

Entire range

Haikouichthys ercaicunensis Luo et al., 1999 see Myllokunmingia fengjiaoa

Myllokunmingia fengjiaoa

Odontogriphus (Genus) Morris, 1976

Odontogriphus omalus

Lower limit

Pisces (Superclass) Linnaeus, 1758 - fishes

Westergaardodina (Genus) Müller, 1959

Within limits

Distacodontina (Order)

Vertebrates (3)

Within limits

Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates

Vertebrata (Phylum)

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

Echinoderms (17)

Entire range

Ctenocystoidea (Class) Robison & Sprinkle, 1969

Echmatocrinus (Genus) Sprinkle, 1973

Gogia (Genus) Walcott, 1917

Homostelea (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960

Lichenoides (Genus) Barrande, 1846

Lower limit

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

Crinoidea (Class) - sea lilies and feather stars

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

Holothuroidea (Class) - sea cucumbers

Homalozoa (Subphylum) Whitehouse, 1941

Homoiostelea (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960

Stylophora (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960 - stylophorans

Within limits

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

Echinodermata (Phylum) Bruguière, 1789 - echinoderms

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

Edrioasteroidea (Class)

Eocrinoidea (Class)

Crustaceans (12)

Entire range

Canadaspis perfecta (Walcott, 1912)

Waptia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Waptia fieldensis Walcott

Lower limit

Phyllocarida (Subclass) Packard, 1879 - leptostracans

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

Arthropods (62)

Upper limit

Liwia (Genus) Dzik & Lendzion, 1988

Entire range

Alokistocare (Genus) Lorenz, 1906

Anomalocaris (Genus) Whiteaves, 1892

Anomalocaris canadensis Whiteaves, 1892

Bathyuriscus (Genus) Meek, 1873

Branchiocaris (Genus) Briggs, 1976

Cambropodus (Genus) Robison, 1990

Canadaspis (Genus) Novozhilov, in Orlov, 1960

Condylopyge regia (Sjögren, 1872)

Eccaparadoxides pinus (Holm)

Elrathia (Genus) Walcott, 1924

Eodiscus scanicus (Linnarsson, 1883)

Glossopleura (Genus) Poulsen, 1927

Goniagnostus nathorsti (Brögger, 1878)

Leanchoilia superlata Walcott, 1912

Lejopyge (Genus) Hawle & Corda, 1847

Marrella (Genus) Walcott, 1912 - lace crab

Marrella splendens Walcott

Modocia (Genus)

Naraoia compacta Walcott, 1912

Odaraia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Odaraia alata Walcott

Odaria (Genus) see (Genus) †Odaraia Walcott, 1912

Odaria alata Walcott see Odaraia alata Walcott

Olenoides (Genus) Meek, 1877

Olenoides serratus (Rominger, 1887)

Opsidiscus (Genus) Westergard, 1949

Opsidiscus argusi Jago, 1972

Opsidiscus brevicaudatus Jell, 1975

Opsidiscus microspinus Jell, 1975

Opsidiscus teretistes Jell, 1975

Oryctocephalus burgessensis Resser

Pagetia (Genus) Walcott, 1916

Pagetia bootes Walcott, 1916b

Paradoxides (Genus) Brongniart, 1822

Paradoxides gracilis (Boeck, 1827)

Peronopsis (Genus) Hawle & Corda, 1847

Perspicaris (Genus) Briggs, 1977

Ptychagnostus (Genus) Jaekel, 1909

Sidneyia (Genus) Walcott, 1911

Sidneyia inexpectans Walcott, 1911

Thoracocare (Genus) Robison & Campbell, 1974

Zacanthoides (Genus) Walcott, 1888

Zacanthoides romingeri Resser, 1942

Lower limit

Burlingiidae (Family)

Naraoiidae (Family) Walcott, 1912

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

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 (24)

Entire range

Costipelagiella (Genus) Horný, 1964

Haplophrentis (Genus) Babcock & Robison, 1988

Latouchella (Genus) Cobbold, 1921

Scenella (Genus) Billings, 1872

Yochelcionella (Genus) Runnegar & Pojeta, 1974

Lower limit

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

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

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

Within limits

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

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

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

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

Ribeirioida (Order) Kobayashi, 1933

Rostroconchia (Class) Pojeta et al., 1972

Annelids (6)

Upper limit

Palaeoscolex (Genus) Whittard, 1953

Entire range

Burgessochaeta (Genus) Conway Morris, 1979

Canadia (Genus) Walcott, 1911

Canadia spinosa Walcott

Lower limit

Polychaeta (Class) Grube, 1850 - polychaetes

Within limits

Annelida (Phylum) Lamarck, 1809 - segmented worms

Sponges (40)

Upper limit

Irregulares (Class) see (Class) †Archaeocyatha Bornemann, 1884

Regulares (Class) see (Class) †Archaeocyatha Bornemann, 1884

Entire range

Choia (Genus) Walcott, 1920

Choia carteri Walcott

Diagoniella (Genus) Rauff, 1894

Diagoniella hinderi Walcott

Pirania (Genus) Walcott, 1920

Pirania muricata Walcott

Takakkawia lineata Walcott

Wapkia grandis Walcott

Lower limit

Anthaspidellidae (Family) Miller, 1889

Astraeospongiidae (Family) Miller, 1889

Choiidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Hintzespongiidae (Family) Finks, 1983

Hintzespongioidea (Superfamily) Finks, 1983

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

Piraniidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Sphinctozoa (Order)

Within limits

Amphidiscophora (Subclass) Schulze, 1886

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

Calcarea (Class) Bowerbank, 1864 - calcareous sponges

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

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

Leptomitidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

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

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

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

Verongida (Order) Bergquist, 1978

Invertebrates (119)

Upper limit

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

Chileida (Order)

Kutorginata (Class)

Kutorginida (Order)

Kutorginoidea (Superfamily)

Naukatida (Order)

Naukatoidea (Superfamily)

Nisusioidea (Superfamily)

Obolellata (Class)

Obolellida (Order)

Obolelloidea (Superfamily)

Protorthoidea (Superfamily)

Xenusia (Class) Dzik & Krumbiegel, 1989 - xenusians

Entire range

Acanthotretella (Genus) Holmer & Caron, 2006

Acanthotretella spinosa Holmer & Caron, 2006

Amiskwia (Genus) Walcott, 1911

Amiskwia sagittiformis Walcott, 1911

Ancalagon (Genus) Conway Morris, 1977

Aysheaia (Genus) Walcott, 1911

Aysheaia pedunculata Walcott, 1911

Brooksella (Genus) Walcott, 1898

Cothoniida (Order)

Cothonion (Genus) Jell & Jell, 1976

Ctenorhabdotidae (Family) Conway Morris & Collins, 1996

Ctenorhabdotus (Genus) Conway Morris & Collins, 1996

Ctenorhabdotus capulus Conway Morris & Collins, 1996

Dinomiscus (Genus)

Fasciculidae (Family) Conway Morris & Collins, 1996

Fasciculus (Genus) Simonetta & Della Cave, 1978

Fasciculus vesanus Simonetta & Della Cave, 1978

Hallucigenia (Genus) Conway Morris, 1977

Hallucigenia sparsa Conway Morris, 1977

Haplophrentis carinatus

Leanchoilia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Opabinia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Opabinia regalis Walcott

Ottoia (Genus) Walcott, 1911

Ottoia prolifica Walcott

Pikaia (Genus) Walcott, 1911

Pikaia gracilens

Rhabdotubus (Genus) Bengtson & Urbanek, 1986

Thaumaptilon (Genus)

Thaumaptilon walcotti Conway Morris, 1993

Wiwaxia (Genus) Walcott, 1911

Wiwaxia corrugata (Matthew, 1899)

Xanioascidae (Family) Conway Morris & Collins, 1996

Xanioascus (Genus) Conway Morris & Collins, 1996

Xanioascus canadensis Conway Morris & Collins, 1996

Lower limit

Billingsellida (Order)

Billingsellidina (Suborder)

Billingselloidea (Superfamily)

Ctenophora (Phylum) Eschscholtz, 1829 - comb jellies

Dendroidea (Order)

Orthoidea (Superfamily)

Pterobranchia (Class) - pterobranchs

Pterobranchia (Phylum) see (Class) Pterobranchia

Siphonotretida (Order)

Siphonotretidae (Family)

Siphonotretoidea (Superfamily)

Strophomenata (Class)

Within limits

Acrotheloidea (Superfamily)

Acrotretida (Order) Kuhn, 1949

Acrotretoidea (Superfamily)

Anthozoa (Class) Ehrenberg, 1831

Articulata (Class)

Billingsellacea (Superfamily) see (Superfamily) †Billingselloidea

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

Dalmanellidina (Suborder)

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)

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)

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

Syntrophiidina (Suborder)

Tabulata (Order)

Trachylinida (Order) see (Order) Trachylina

Zoantharia (Subclass)

Animals (2)

Lower limit

Chordata (Phylum) Bateson, 1885 - chordates

Within limits

Animalia (Kingdom) Linnaeus, 1758 - animals

Algae (1)

Within limits

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

Protozoa (7)

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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