Sphenothallus (jellyfish)

Scyphozoa

Parent taxon: Scyphozoa according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adesmoconularia, Anaconularia, Archaeoconularia, Australoconularia, Circonularia, Climacoconus, Conchopeltis, Conomedusites, Conulariella, Conulariida, Conularina, Coronatida, Corumbellidae, Ctenoconularia, Ediacaria, Eoconularia, Exoconularia, Garraconularia, Glyptoconularia, Hexangulaconularia, Holoconularia, Lithorhizostomatida, Mabianoconullus, Mesoconularia, Metaconularia, Palaenigma, Pseudoconularia, Reticulaconularia, Rhizostomatida, Semaeostomatida, Tasmanoconularia, Tirasiana

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Devonian of United States (2: Ohio)

• Silurian of United States (1: Iowa)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Iowa, Kentucky)

• Cambrian of Canada (1: Brithish Columbia), China (5), the Czech Republic (1), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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