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Anabarella chelata Skovsted 2006 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Stenothecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 85333

Full reference: C. B. Skovsted. 2006. Small shelly fossils from the basal Emigrant Formation (Cambrian, uppermost Dyeran Stage) of Split Mountain, Nevada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 43(4):487-496

Belongs to Anabarella according to C. B. Skovsted 2006

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

Type specimen: USNM 530265, a shell. Its type locality is CS990917-03, which is in a Dyeran offshore shelf limestone in the Emigrant Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder