Hyolithellus filiformis Bengtson et al. 1990

Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae

Full reference: S. Bengtson, S. Conway Morris, B. J. Cooper, P. A. Jell, and B. N. Runnegar. 1990. Early Cambrian fossils from South Australia. Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 9:1-364

Belongs to Hyolithellus according to D. I. Gravestock et al. 2001

See also Bengtson et al. 1990

Sister taxa: Hyolithellus decorus, Hyolithellus grandis, Hyolithellus insolitus, Hyolithellus isiticus, Hyolithellus micans, Hyolithellus papillatus, Hyolithellus rectus, Hyolithellus sinuosus, Hyolithellus tenuis, Hyolithellus vitricus, Hyolithellus vladimirovae, Rhabdochites scissus

Type specimen: SAMP30804, a shell. Its type locality is L1846, L1763B, NMVPL78 - Curramulka Quarry, which is in an Atdabanian carbonate limestone in the Parara Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (17), Italy (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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