Nevadotheca excellens Billings 1872

Hyolitha - Hyolithida - Hyolithidae

Alternative combination: Hyolithes excellens

Full reference: E. Billings. 1872. On some fossils from the primordial rocks of Newfoundland. Canadian Naturalist and Quarterly Journal of Science 6:465-479

Belongs to Nevadotheca according to J. M. Malinky 1990

See also Billings 1872

Sister taxa: Nevadotheca cybele, Nevadotheca heckeli, Nevadotheca princeps, Nevadotheca whitei

Type specimen: USNM 390621, a shell. Its type locality is Red Limestone, Smith’s Sound, which is in a Branchian carbonate limestone in the Brigus Formation of Canada.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Red Limestone, Smith’s Sound

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