Holocystites salmoensis Sheffield et al. 2018

Diploporita - Sphaeronitida - Holocystitidae

Full reference: S. L. Sheffield, W. I. Ausich, and C. D. Sumrall. 2018. Late Ordovician (Hirnantian) diploporitan fauna of Anticosti Island, Quebec, Canada: implications for evolutionary and biogeographic patterns. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 55(1):1-7

Belongs to Holocystites according to S. L. Sheffield et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Holocystites (Holocystites), Holocystites (Megacystites), Holocystites (Sepulticystis), Holocystites cylindricus, Holocystites scutellatus, Holocystites subglobosus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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