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Mellopegma Runnegar and Jell 1976 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Stenothecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 7859

Full reference: B. Runnegar and P.A. Jell. 1976. Australian Middle Cambrian molluscs and their bearing on early molluscan evolution. Alcheringa 1(1/2):109-132

Parent taxon: Stenothecidae according to M. J. Vendrasco et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Acanthotheca, Anabarella, Eurekapegma, Planutenia, Pseudoscenella, Stenotheca, Stenothecinae, Watsonellinae

Subtaxa: Mellopegma georginensis, Mellopegma indecora, Mellopegma schizocheras, Mellopegma uslonica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder