† Peltocystidae


Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Klasse: Stylophora  ⇒ Ordnung: Mitrata  ⇒ Unterordnung: Peltocystida

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Jefferies, 1973

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Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: passively mobile
Habit: epifaunal
Environment: marine

suspension feeder

Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 4)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • D. R. Kolata, 1991 - The youngest carpoid: occurrence, affinities, and life mode of a Pennsylvanian (Morrowan) mitrate from Oklahoma - Journal of Paleontology (65), 844-855 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) NC4-mXLS5UC-3eccXn3iEQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) 993E2E34-D272-40E5-BEDD-E71C5E7DE211
Database ID 20781