Obtusoconus paucicostatus Yü 1979 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

Synonyms: Hamataconus pygmaeus Xing et al. 1984, Hamatoconus pygmaeus Xing et al. 1984, Obtusoconus pygmaeus Xing et al. 1984

Full reference: W. Yü. 1979. Earliest Cambrian monoplacophorans and gastropods from western Hubei with their biostratigraphical significance. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 18(3):233-270

Belongs to Obtusoconus according to Yü 1979

See also Missarzhevsky 1989, Parkhaev 2001 and Xing et al. 1984

Sister taxa: Obtusoconus ampla, Obtusoconus brevis, Obtusoconus foliaceus, Obtusoconus grossicostus, Obtusoconus honorabilis, Obtusoconus reduncus, Hematoconus pygmaeus

Type specimens:

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore


• Cambrian of China (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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