Conularia splendida Billings 1866 (jellyfish)

Scyphozoa - Conulariida - Conulariidae

Full reference: E. Billings. 1866. Catalogues of the Silurian fossils of the Island of Anticosti, with descriptions of some new genera and species 1-93

Belongs to Conularia according to S. P. Robson and G. A. Young 2013

See also Billings 1866 and Twenhofel 1928

Sister taxa: Conularia acutilirata, Conularia anuiensis, Conularia crenulata, Conularia hollebeni, Conularia kaibabensis, Conularia kolymaensis, Conularia porcella, Conularia tenuistriata, Conularia torta, Conularia triangulata

Type specimen: Canadian National Museum 2157. Its type locality is Carleton Point, which is in a Richmondian carbonate limestone/shale in the Vaureal Formation of Canada.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (3: Manitoba, Quebec collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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