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Helenodora inopinata Thompson and Jones 1980 (velvet worm)

Helenodora

PaleoDB taxon number: 347136

Full reference: I. Thompson and D. S. Jones. 1980. A possible onychophoran from the middle Pennsylvanian Mazon Creek beds of northern Illinois. Journal of Paleontology 54:588-596

Belongs to Helenodora according to D. J. E. Murdock et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FMNH PE 29049. Its type locality is Pit 11, Braidwood, Mazon Creek (Piecko coll), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.