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Protowenella plena Missarzhevsky and Mambetov 1981 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 76964

Full reference: V. V. Missarzhevsky and A. M. Mambetov. 1981. Stratigrafiya i fauna pogranichnykh sloyev Kembriya i Dokembriya Malogo Karatau [Stratigraphy and fauna of the Precambrian-Cambrian boundary beds of the Malyy Karatau]. Trudy Ordena Trudovogo Krasnogo Znameni Geologicheskiy Institut Akademiya NAUK SSSR 326:1-90

Belongs to Protowenella according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Protowenella cobbensis, Protowenella flemingi, Protowenella huainanensis, Protowenella lancaraensis, Protowenella primaria

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beshtash, Talas Alatau, bed 5, which is in an Atdabanian marine dolomite in the Beshtash Formation of Kyrgyzstan

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore