Bemella bella Chen and Zhang 1980 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

Synonym: Securiconus simus Luo et al. 1982

Full reference: P. Chen and F. Zhang. 1980. Small shell fossil assemblage from the Meischucunian Stage of Yunnan. Wuhan College of Geological Studies 26:190-197

Belongs to Bemella according to E. Landing 1988

See also Chen and Zhang 1980, Geyer 1986, Jiang 1980, Luo et al. 1982 and Parkhaev 2001

Sister taxa: Bemella ambita, Bemella amplaperata, Bemella barskovae, Bemella communis, Bemella flexa, Bemella incomparabilis, Bemella malycanica, Bemella minuta, Bemella multicarinata, Bemella parula, Bemella rotundata, Bemella septata, Bemella villemsonae, Bemella vonbitteri, Bemella xinjiensis, Sacciconus yanjiaheensis, Kalbyella poulseni

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of United States (2: Massachusetts collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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