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Cycloholcus nummus

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

Taxonomy
Cycloholcus nummus was named by Knight (1947). Its type specimen is USNM 111957, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Locality 119b, Cub Creek, 1.5 miles southeast of Morristown, which is in a Dresbachian marine shale in the Nolichucky Formation of Tennessee. It is the type species of Cycloholcus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Cycloholcus nummus Knight p. 5 figs. pl. 1 f. 3a-d

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classHelcionelloidaPeel 1991
orderHelcionellida
superfamilyHelcionelloidea(Wenz 1938)
familyHelcionellidae
genusCycloholcus
speciesnummus

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Cycloholcus nummus Knight 1947
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10f
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: slow-movingf
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-06-11 17:55:39
Modified: 2009-10-09 12:02:54
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009

Age range: Dresbachian or 497.00000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (Tennessee) Cycloholcus nummus (type locality: 156379)