Helixotionella scutata Cook & Chimonides, 1984

Helixotionella scutata is found from the Recent of Western Australia, and has also been collected from the Tertiary of southeastern Australia. The illustrations are of a fossil specimen.

Colony frontal surface Detail of zooids and avicularia
Detail of ancestrula and and two periancestrular avicularia Colony basal surface with peripheral avicularia.

Original description: Helixotionella scutata Cook & Chimonides, 1984
Locality: West of Jurien Bay, Western Australia
Type specimen: WAM 116-83

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