Pelagiella deltoides Runnegar and Jell 1976 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Pelagiellida - Pelagiellidae

Full reference: B. Runnegar and P.A. Jell. 1976. Australian Middle Cambrian molluscs and their bearing on early molluscan evolution. Alcheringa 1(1/2):109-138

Belongs to Pelagiella according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Brock 1998, Geyer 1986, Runnegar and Jell 1976 and Vendrasco et al. 2010

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is QML1286 km SSW of Thorntonia Homestead, which is in a Floran carbonate limestone in the Gowers Formation of Australia.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Cambrian of Australia (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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