This virtual collection was last curated by Jonathan Hendricks on June 5, 2019. Each model is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Unless otherwise indicated, each model was created by Emily Hauf using specimens at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York.
You can learn more about archaeocyathids on the Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life.
Fossil specimen of an archaeocyath from the Lower Cambrian. Specimen is from the teaching collections of the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York (PRI T-229).