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

Fishes (5)

Entire range:

Myllokunmingia fengjiaoa

Odontogriphus (Genus) Morris, 1976

Odontogriphus omalus

Lower limit:

Westergaardodina (Genus) Müller, 1959

Within limits:

Distacodontina (Order)

Vertebrates (1)

Within limits:

Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates

Echinoderms (13)

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:

Crinoidea (Class) - sea lilies and feather stars

Holothuroidea (Class) - sea cucumbers

Homalozoa (Subphylum) Whitehouse, 1941

Homoiostelea (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960

Stylophora (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960 - stylophorans

Within limits:

Echinodermata (Phylum) Bruguière, 1789 - echinoderms

Edrioasteroidea (Class)

Eocrinoidea (Class)

Crustaceans (9)

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

Leperditicopida (Order) Scott, 1961

Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802

Ostracoda (Class) Latreille, 1802 - ostracods

Arthropods (50)

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

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 (Superclass)

Naraoia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Nektaspida (Order) Raymond, 1920 - nektaspids

Molluscs (13)

Entire range:

Costipelagiella (Genus) Horný, 1964

Haplophrentis (Genus) Babcock & Robison, 1988

Latouchella (Genus) Cobbold, 1921

Scenella (Genus) Billings, 1872

Yochelcionella (Genus) Runnegar & Pojeta, 1974

Within limits:

Bivalvia (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 - bivalves

Cyrtonellida (Order) Horny, 1963

Hyolithida (Order) Matthew, 1899

Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 - molluscs

Nautilus (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758

Onychochilina (Suborder)

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 (28)

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

Piraniidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Within limits:

Amphidiscophora (Subclass) Schulze, 1886

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

Hexactinellida (Class) Schmidt, 1870 - hexactinellids

Leptomitidae (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

Verongida (Order) Bergquist, 1978

Invertebrates (102)

Upper limit:

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

Siphonotretida (Order)

Siphonotretidae (Family)

Siphonotretoidea (Superfamily)

Strophomenata (Class)

Within limits:

Acrotheloidea (Superfamily)

Acrotretida (Order) Kuhn, 1949

Acrotretoidea (Superfamily)

Anthozoa (Class) Ehrenberg, 1831

Brachiopoda (Phylum) Duméril, 1806 - brachiopods

Chileata (Class)

Cnidaria (Phylum) Hatschek, 1888 - cnidarians

Conchopeltida (Order)

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)

Graptolithina (Class)

Hydrozoa (Class) Owen, 1843

Hyolithes (Genus) Eichwald, 1840

Lingulata (Class)

Lingulida (Order) Waagen, 1885

Linguliformea (Subphylum)

Linguloidea (Superfamily) Menke, 1828

Lobopodia (Phylum) Snodgrass, 1938 - lobopodians

Monoplacophora (Class) Odhner, 1940 - monoplacophorans

Obolidae (Family)

Orthida (Order) Schuchert & Cooper, 1932

Orthidina (Suborder)

Orthotheca (Genus)

Orthothecida (Order) Marek, 1966

Paterinata (Class)

Paterinida (Order)

Paterinoidea (Superfamily)

Pentamerida (Order)

Plectorthoidea (Superfamily)

Porambonitoidea (Superfamily)

Protomedusae (Class)

Protorthida (Order)

Pycnogonida (Class) Latreille, 1810 - pycnogonids

Rhynchonellata (Class)

Rhynchonelliformea (Subphylum)

Scyphozoa (Class) - jellyfish

Syntrophiidina (Suborder)

Tabulata (Order)

Zoantharia (Subclass)

Animals (2)

Lower limit:

Chordata (Phylum) Bateson, 1885 - chordates

Within limits:

Animalia (Kingdom) Linnaeus, 1758 - animals

Protozoa (2)

Within limits:

Acritarcha (Group) Evitt, 1963 - acritarchs

Paleodictyon (Genus) Menghini, 1850

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

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