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Hyolithus mimicus

Hyolithida - Hyolithidae

Taxonomy
Hyolithus mimicus was named by Cobbold (1931) [Specimen No. 2937 in Cobbold's collection for the British Association]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Comley Quarry, Comley, which is in a Branchian carbonate limestone in the Lower Comley Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Hyolithus mimicus Cobbold p. 490 figs. Pl. XLI, figs. 10a, 10b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderHyolithidaMathew 1962
familyHyolithidaeNicholson 1889
genusHyolithus
speciesmimicus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Environment: marinep
Locomotion: facultatively mobileo
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindp
Created: 2009-02-26 06:41:12
Modified: 2009-04-11 14:15:18
Source: g = genus, o = order, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, d'Eichwald 1840, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Branchian or 520.00000 to 513.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Branchian520.0 - 513.0United Kingdom (England) Hyolithus mimicus (type locality: 79928)