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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
(unranked): Monoplacophora
Order: Pelagiellida

The Pelagiellida are a group of Cambrian molluscs superficially assigned to the (polyphyletic) Monoplacophora, although their true taxonomic affinities within the Mollusca are unknown.[1]


  1. ^ Fortey, R. A.; Briggs, D. E. G.; Wills, M. A. (1996). "The Cambrian evolutionary 'explosion': decoupling cladogenesis from morphological disparity". Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 57: 13. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.1996.tb01693.x.