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Lapworthella ablorta Duan 1984 (lamp shell)

Tommotiida - Lapworthellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 141281

Full reference: C. Duan. 1984. Small shelly fossils from the Lower Cambrian Xihaoping Formation the Shennongjia district, Hubei Province - hyoliths and fossil skeletons of unknown affinities. Bulletin of the Tianjin Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources 7:141-188

Belongs to Lapworthella according to C. Duan 1984

Sister taxa: Lapworthella annulata, Lapworthella cornu, Lapworthella dentata, Lapworthella fasciculata, Lapworthella gezhongwuensis, Lapworthella hubeiensis, Lapworthella hubeinensis, Lapworthella nigra, Lapworthella puttapensis, Lapworthella rostriptutea, Lapworthella schodakensis, Lapworthella sinensis, Lapworthella subrectangulata, Stenothecopsis heraultensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder