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Paraconularia nefarius Campbell 1962 (jellyfish)

Scyphozoa - Conulariida - Conulariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 77253

Full reference: K.S.W. Campbell. 1962. Marine fossils from the Carboniferous glacial rocks of New South Wales. Journal of Paleontology 36(1):38-52

Belongs to Paraconularia according to K.S.W. Campbell 1962

Sister taxa: Paraconularia acuminata, Paraconularia arctica, Paraconularia caledonica, Paraconularia derwentensis, Paraconularia kazanensis, Paraconularia laskeri, Paraconularia leonardensis, Paraconularia margaritae, Paraconularia matauraensis, Paraconularia ornata, Paraconularia pulcheria, Paraconularia punjabica, Paraconularia qinglongensis, Paraconularia salaria, Paraconularia spatia, Paraconularia sueroi, Paraconularia tepuelensis, Paraconularia warthi, Paraconularia yichunensis, Paraconularia zhongyingensis

Type specimen: F5692. Its type locality is Oaky Creek section, near Sherwood, 11 miles WNW of Kempsey, which is in a Westphalian marine siltstone/mudstone in the Booral Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder