Archaeocyathid

What is Archaeocyathid?

Archaeocyathid definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
one of the marine invertebrates of the extinct phylum Archaeocyatha, widely distributed during the Cambrian Period, having a limy, typically conical or cylindrical skeleton composed of sievelike inner and outer walls.

Origin of ArchaeocyathidNew Latin Archaeocyath(us) genus name (archaeo- archaeo- + Latin cyathus ladle Greek kA?athos) + -id2

 

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