Hyolithellus micans Billings 1871

Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae

Alternative combination: Hyolithus micans

Full reference: E. Billings. 1871. On some new species of Palaeozoic fossils. Canadian Naturalist 6:213-233, 240

Belongs to Hyolithellus according to E. Landing et al. 2008

See also Billings 1871, Demidenko 2001, Gravestock et al. 2001, Landing et al. 2002 and Skovsted 2006

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (22), Canada (7: Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Quebec), Greenland (34), Morocco (2), Sweden (10), the United Kingdom (7), United States (11: Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Total: 94 collections including 96 occurrences

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