Cystihalysites Chernyshev 1941 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Heliolitida - Halysitidae

Parent taxon: Halysitinae according to J. W. Murray 1985

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthohalysites, Falsicatenipora, Halysites, Hexismia, Schedohalysites, Solenihalysites, Spumaeolites

Subtaxa: Cystihalysites deplanatus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic


• Clinton of Canada (8: British Columbia collections)

• Silurian of Belarus (2), Canada (13: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), the Russian Federation (8), Sweden (6), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (5: Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania), Venezuela (1)

Total: 48 collections including 57 occurrences

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