Having one valve or shell.
- In the earliest Cambrian, one lineage developed a bivalved mineralized shell (Fordilla and its relatives), the other an endogastric univalve shell (the Helcionellids).
- Vetustovermis bears a number of morphological features that are found in Kimberella, which has been interpreted to have a non-mineralized but stiff univalve shell.
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