Hyolithellus decorus Chen 1984

Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae

Full reference: P. Chen. 1984. Discovery of Lower Cambrian small shelly fossils from Jijiapo, Yichang, west Hubei and its significance. Professional Papers of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology 13:49-64

Belongs to Hyolithellus according to P. Chen 1984

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jijiapo, bed 7, which is in a Meishucunian deep subtidal shelf dolomite in the Yanjiahe Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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