Yochelcionella chinensis Pei 1985 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Yochelcionellidae

Full reference: F. Pei. 1985. First discovery of Yochelcionella from the Lower Cambrian of China and its significance. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 2(4):395-400

Belongs to Yochelcionella according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Atkins and Peel 2008, Bengtson et al. 1990, Pei 1985 and Skovsted and Peel 2007

Sister taxa: Yochelcionella aichalica, Yochelcionella americana, Yochelcionella angustiplicata, Yochelcionella crassa, Yochelcionella cyrano, Yochelcionella daleki, Yochelcionella erecta, Yochelcionella gracilis, Yochelcionella greenlandica, Yochelcionella ostentata, Yochelcionella pelmani, Yochelcionella saginata, Yochelcionella snorkorum, Yochelcionella stylifera

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: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer


• Cambrian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (2), United States (1: Pennsylvania)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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