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Lapworthella gezhongwuensis Qian and Yin 1984 (lamp shell)

Tommotiida - Lapworthellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 184210

Full reference: Y. Qian and G. Yin. 1984. Small shelly fossils from the lowest Cambrian in Guizhou. Professional Papers of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology 13:91-124

Belongs to Lapworthella according to Y. Qian and G. Yin 1984

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gezhongwu, beds 15-16, which is in a Meishucunian marine dolomite in China

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder