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Anabarella simesi MacKinnon 1985 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Stenothecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65732

Alternative combination: Mellopegma simesi

Full reference: D.I. MacKinnon. 1985. New Zealand late Middle Cambrian molluscs and the origin of Rostroconchia and Bivalvia. Alcheringa 9(1/2):65-81

Belongs to Anabarella according to P. J. Wagner 2020

Sister taxa: Anabarella australis, Anabarella chelata, Anabarella gypirhynchosa, Anabarella kuruktagensis, Anabarella plana, Anabarella tshitaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Trilobite Rock, South Island, which is in a Boomerangian carbonate limestone in the Tasman Formation of New Zealand

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder