Constellaria Dana, 1846

Type species: Constellaria constellata Dana, 1849

Synonyms Author Type Species
Stellipora Hall, 1847 Stellipora antheloidea Hall, 1847

This genus includes the species:

  1. Constellaria antheloidea
  2. (Hall, 1847) Ordovician Caradoc USA, Canada
  3. Constellaria apsendesoides
  4. (Bassler, 1911) Ordovician Darriwillian Estonia
  5. Constellaria callosa
  6. Pushkin, 1976 Ordovician Darriwillian-Katian Belarus
  7. Constellaria cambrensis
  8. Lewis, 1933 Ordovician-Silurian Wales
  9. Constellaria complicata
  10. (Astrova, 1965) Ordovician Caradoc Russia Siberia
  11. Constellaria constellata
  12. Dana, 1849 Ordovician USA
  13. Constellaria constellata prominens
  14. Ulrich, 1883 Ordovician Caradoc USA Ohio, Kentucky
  15. Constellaria emaciata
  16. Hayes & Ulrich, 1903 Ordovician Caradoc USA Tennessee, Kentucky
  17. Constellaria fischeri
  18. Ulrich, 1883 Ordovician Caradoc USA Kentucky, Tennessee
  19. Constellaria florida
  20. Ulrich, 1882 Ordovician Caradoc USA Ohio, Kentucky, Virgina
  21. Constellaria floridaeformis
  22. Jaroshinskaya, 1960 Ordovician Caradocian Russia Siberia
  23. Constellaria islensis
  24. Ross, 1963 Ordovician Llanvirn-Llandeilo USA Vermont
  25. Constellaria jiangxiensis
  26. Hu, 1986 Late Ordovician China Jiangxi
  27. Constellaria lamellosa
  28. Coryell, 1921 Ordovician Caradoc USA Tennessee
  29. Constellaria limitaris
  30. (Ulrich, 1879) Ordovician Ashgill USA Ohio, Indiana, Illinois
  31. Constellaria mantschurekensis
  32. (Modzalevskaya, 1968) Middle Ordovician Kirgizistan? Tuva
  33. Constellaria parva
  34. Ulrich, 1890 Ordovician Ashgill USA Illinois
  35. Constellaria plana
  36. Ulrich, 1883 Ordovician Caradoc USA Ohio
  37. Constellaria polystomella
  38. Nicholson, 1875 Ordovician Ashgill USA, Canada
  39. Constellaria punctata
  40. Whitfield, 1878 Ordovician Ashgillian USA Wisconsin
  41. Constellaria? serotina
  42. Kopajevich, 1984 Silurian Ludlovian-Pridolian Mongolia
  43. Constellaria silurica
  44. (Modzalevskaya, 1977) Silurian Llandovery Kirgizistan? Tuva
  45. Constellaria stellata
  46. (Modzalevskaya, 1977) Silurian Llandovery Kirgizistan? Tuva
  47. Constellaria stipata
  48. (Bassler, 1932) Ordovician Caradoc USA Tennessee
  49. Constellaria teres
  50. Hayes & Ulrich, 1903 Ordovician Caradoc USA Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia
  51. Constellaria varia
  52. Ulrich, 1893 Ordovician Caradoc USA, Estonia, Canada, Russia
  53. Constellaria vesiculosa
  54. (Modzalevskaya, 1955) Ordovician Llandeilo-Caradoc Russia, Poland
  55. Constellaria vesiculosa turaelica
  56. (Modzalevskaya, 1977) Ordovician Ashgill Kirgizistan? Tuva

This information is based upon various sources, but no personal knowledge. I am indebted to the late Alan Horowitz for his compilation, and to Dr. J. Pachut.
I would be grateful for corrections to, or critical reviews of this information. This is not a 'final' version (an impossible ideal), but a working document.

Constellaria from Cincinnati region: at University of Georgia.
Constellaria from Nashville region: at University of Georgia.

Constellaria florida from the Ordovician of Ohio - at Yale Peabody Natural History Museum.

Constellaria polystomella from the Ordovician of Ohio - at Wooster Geologists.

Constellaria article from the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Dry Dredgers bryozoans has a photo of Constellaria florida.


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