Crenulites Flower 1961 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Stauriidae

Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1961. Montoya and related colonial corals. Memoir New Mexico State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources 7(1):3-97

Parent taxon: Stauriidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astrictophyllum, Ceriaster, Columnolasma, Cyathophylloides, Dendrostella, Favistella, Favistina, Loyolophyllum, Modesta, Nadotia, Neotabularia, Palaeoentelophyllum, Palaeolithostrotion, Palaeophyllum, Parastauria, Placophyllum, Prisciturben, Proterophyllum, Stauria

Subtaxa: Crenulites duncanae Crenulites magnus

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Type: Crenulites duncanae

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Québec collection), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 2 collections including 4 occurrences

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