Pelagiella adunca He et al. 1984 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Pelagiellida - Pelagiellidae

Alternative combinations: Auriculaspira adunca, Auriculatespira adunca

Full reference: T. He, F. Pei, and G. Fu. 1984. Some small shelly fossils from the Lower Cambrian Xinji Formation in Fangcheng County, Henan Province. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 23(4):350-357

Belongs to Pelagiella according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Bengtson et al. 1990, Elicki 1996, Feng et al. 1994, Gubanov et al. 2004, He et al. 1984, Parkhaev 2001, Parkhaev 2004, Pei 1985, Rozanov and Missarzhevsky 1966, Runnegar 1990 and Zhou and Xiao 1984

Sister taxa: Pelagiella asymmetrica, Pelagiella atlantoides, Pelagiella atlasensis, Pelagiella bentica, Pelagiella broeggeri, Pelagiella corinthiana, Pelagiella crassa, Pelagiella deltoides, Pelagiella escayachensis, Pelagiella exigua, Pelagiella lorenzi, Pelagiella madianensis, Pelagiella primaeva, Pelagiella serpentis, Pelagiella subangulata, Protoscaevogyra reversa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Near boundary of Fangcheng & Yexian Counties, which is in a Nangaoian carbonate limestone in the Xinji Formation of China

Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Cambrian of Australia (9 collections), China (4), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (16), Spain (4)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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