Helcionella tianzhushanensis Yü 1979 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

Full reference: W. Yü. 1979. Earliest Cambrian monoplacophorans and gastropods from western Hubei with their biostratigraphical significance. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 18(3):233-270

Belongs to Helcionella according to W. Yü 1979

Sister taxa: Helcionella antiqua, Helcionella aspera, Helcionella capula, Helcionella explanata, Helcionella histosia, Helcionella kunyangensis, Helcionella lemdadensis, Helcionella radiata, Helcionella sidingshanensis, Helcionella subrugosa, Helcionella waageni, Helcionella xinjiangensis, Helcionella yunnanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Truncatoconus yichangen - Cambrospira sisensi assemblage, Yangtze Gorge, Yichang, which is in a Tommotian carbonate phosphorite in the Huangshandong Formation of China

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Truncatoconus yichangen - Cambrospira sisensi assemblage, Yangtze Gorge, Yichang

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