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Beshtashella Missarzhevsky and Mambetov 1981 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida

PaleoDB taxon number: 7898

Synonym: Paraformichella Qian and Zhang 1983 (taxon 7970)

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

Parent taxon: Helcionelloida according to A. P. Gubanov et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Ceratoconidae, Emargimantus, Helcionellida, Helcionelliformes, Michniakia, Pelagiellida, Rostroconus

Subtaxa: Beshtashella tortilis

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Type: Beshtashella tortilis

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore