Yangtzeconus priscus Yü 1979 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Cyrtonellida

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 Yangtzeconus according to W. Yü 1979

Sister taxon: Yangtzeconus striatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yangtzeconus priscus - Archaeospira ornata assemblage, Yangtze Gorge, Yichang, which is in a Tommotian carbonate phosphorite in the Huangshandong Formation of China

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Yangtzeconus priscus - Archaeospira ornata assemblage, Yangtze Gorge, Yichang

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