Carinopelta mirabilis Yü 1979 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Carinopeltidae

Alternative combinations: Bemella mirabilis, Igarkiella mirabilis

Synonyms: Carinopelta levis Vassiljeva 1990, Igarkiella levis Vassiljeva 1990, Trilobella levis Vassiljeva 1990

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 Carinopelta according to P. Yu. Parkhaev 2013

See also Parkhaev and Demidenko 2010, Vasil’yeva 1998 and Yü 1979

Sister taxon: Carinopelta carinata

Type specimens:

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore


• Cambrian of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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