Hyolithellus Billings 1872

Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae

Synonym: Rhabdochites

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

Parent taxon: Hyolithellidae according to P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010

See also Fisher 1962, Landing et al. 2008, Rozanov et al. 1969, Sepkoski 2002, Skovsted 2006 and Wrona 2004

Sister taxa: Barella, Hexagonellus, Pseudorthotheca

Subtaxa: Hyolithellus decorus Hyolithellus filiformis Hyolithellus grandis Hyolithellus insolitus Hyolithellus isiticus Hyolithellus micans Hyolithellus papillatus Hyolithellus rectus Hyolithellus sinuosus Hyolithellus tenuis Hyolithellus vitricus Hyolithellus vladimirovae Rhabdochites scissus

View classification

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (33), Canada (20: British Columbia, Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Quebec), China (46), France (1), Greenland (39), India (1), Iran (2), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (21), Kyrgyzstan (5), Mexico (2), Mongolia (2), Morocco (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (37), Sweden (11), the United Kingdom (8), United States (20: Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, Washington)

Total: 254 collections including 315 occurrences

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.