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Helcionella xinjiangensis YŁ 1986 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65477

Full reference: W. YŁ. 1986. Lower Cambrian univalved molluscs from Kuruktag, Xinjiang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 25(1):10-16

Belongs to Helcionella according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Helcionella antiqua, Helcionella aspera, Helcionella capula, Helcionella explanata, Helcionella histosia, Helcionella kunyangensis, Helcionella lemdadensis, Helcionella radiata, Helcionella sidingshanensis, Helcionella subrugosa, Helcionella tianzhushanensis, Helcionella waageni, Helcionella yunnanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mohershan, Kuruktag, which is in a Nangaoian carbonate limestone in the Xidashan Formation of China

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore