Hyolithes americanus Hall 1847

Hyolitha - Hyolithida - Hyolithidae

Alternative combination: Hyolithes americanum

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Belongs to Hyolithes according to E. Landing et al. 2002

See also Hall 1847

Sister taxa: Hyolithes (Pharetrella), Hyolithes aclis, Hyolithes acutus, Hyolithes aliger, Hyolithes amosi, Hyolithes aplatus, Hyolithes asteroideus, Hyolithes cariniferus, Hyolithes columbanus, Hyolithes conularioides, Hyolithes daphnis, Hyolithes delia, Hyolithes dorbignyi, Hyolithes endoi, Hyolithes fuchouensis, Hyolithes gibbosus, Hyolithes girvanensis, Hyolithes hathewayi, Hyolithes immemor, Hyolithes kuantungensis, Hyolithes mantouensis, Hyolithes minutissimus, Hyolithes multicinctus, Hyolithes multipunctatus, Hyolithes obesus, Hyolithes ornatellus, Hyolithes paishanensis, Hyolithes penkillensis, Hyolithes sondai, Hyolithes tenuis, Hyolithus (Hyolithus), Hyolithus mimicus, Hyolithus pallidus, Theca kirkbyi, Theca richteri

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (3: Quebec collections), United States (9: New York, Vermont)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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