Hyolithellus micans Billings 1871

Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae

Alternative combination: Hyolithus micans

Full reference: E. Billings. 1871. On some new species of Palaeozoic fossils. Canadian Naturalist 6:213-233, 240

Belongs to Hyolithellus according to E. Landing et al. 2008

See also Billings 1871, Demidenko 2001, Gravestock et al. 2001, Kouchinsky et al. 2017, Landing et al. 2002, Skovsted 2006 and Skovsted and Topper 2018

Sister taxa: Hyolithellus decorus, Hyolithellus filiformis, Hyolithellus grandis, Hyolithellus insolitus, Hyolithellus isiticus, Hyolithellus papillatus, Hyolithellus rectus, Hyolithellus sinuosus, Hyolithellus tenuis, Hyolithellus vitricus, Hyolithellus vladimirovae, Rhabdochites scissus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Placentian of Canada (2: Nova Scotia collections), United States (1: Massachusetts)

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1), Australia (22), Canada (6: Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Quebec), Greenland (34), Morocco (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Sweden (10), the United Kingdom (7), United States (10: New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Total: 96 collections including 98 occurrences

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