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Phragmolites bellulus

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Taxonomy
Conradella bellula was named by Ulrich and Scofield (1897) [Ulrich in Ulrich & Scofield 1897]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is River Quarries, Covington, Fairview Fm., which is in a Maysvillian marine limestone/shale in the Fairview Formation of Kentucky.

It was recombined as Phragmolites bellulus by Bassler (1915), Wahlman (1992), Ebbestad (1999) and Wagner (2023).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Conradella bellula Ulrich and Scofield pp. 910 - 911 figs. pl. 67 f. 23-26
1915Phragmolites bellulus Bassler
1992Phragmolites bellulus Wahlman p. 123 figs. pl. 44 f. 5-7
1999Phragmolites bellulus Ebbestad p. 157
2023Phragmolites bellulus Wagner p. 306

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBucaniidae
subfamilyBucaniinae
genusPhragmolites
speciesbellulus()

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.

Phragmolites bellulus Ulrich and Scofield 1897
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 0.1 to < 1.0g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-04 10:26:19
Modified: 2009-06-05 20:24:11
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Maysvillian or 450.20000 to 449.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maysvillian450.2 - 449.6USA (Kentucky) Conradella bellula (155402)