Marocella antiqua Kiær 1916 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

Alternative combination: Scenella antiqua

Full reference: J. Kiær. 1916. The Lower Cambrian Holmia fauna at Tomten in Norway. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. I. Matematisk - naturvitenskapelig Klasse 1916(10):140

Belongs to Marocella according to G. Geyer 1986

See also Cobbold 1921, He and Yang 1982, Høyberget et al. 2015, Kiær 1916, Kouchinsky et al. 2017, Ponder et al. 2007, Qian and Bengtson 1989 and Wagner 2023

Sister taxa: Marocella australica, Marocella depressa, Marocella mira, Marocella morenensis, Marocella tichkaensis

Type specimen: PMO 73172, a shell. Its type locality is Holmia fauna, Tomten [Sparagmite Fm], which is in a Botomian deep subtidal shale/sandstone in the Ringstrand Formation of Norway.

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Australia (1 collection), Norway (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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