Cornulites

noun
Cor·​nu·​li·​tes | \ ˌkȯrnyəˈlītēz\

Definition of Cornulites

: a genus of extinct tubicolous annelids known from trumpet-shaped tubes with annulations and longitudinal striations found in Ordovician and Silurian strata

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History and Etymology for Cornulites

New Latin, from Late Latin cornulum + New Latin -ites -ite

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