Obtusoconus honorabilis Qian et al. 1979

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

Alternative combination: Lapworthella honorabilis

Synonyms: Lapworthella xianfengensis Wang 1994, Obtusoconus aberratus Esakova and Zhegallo 1996, Obtusoconus multicostatus Yü 1979

Full reference: Y. Qian, M. Chen, and Y. Y. Chen. 1979. Hyolithids and other small shelly fossils from the Lower Cambrian Huangshandong Formation in the eastern part of the Yangtze Gorge. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 18(3):207-230

Belongs to Obtusoconus according to Yu 1987

See also Qian et al. 1979, Wang 1994 and Yü 1979

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

Type specimens:

  • Obtusoconus honorabilis: Its type locality is Tianzhushan, upper bed, which is in a Meishucunian marine phosphorite in the Huangshandong Formation of China
  • Lapworthella xianfengensis: PIN 4552/213 (spicule). Its type locality is Xianfeng Settlement, 60 km from Kunming, which is in a Meishucunian/Tommotian carbonate dolomite/dolomite in the Dengying Formation of China.
  • Obtusoconus aberratus:
  • Obtusoconus multicostatus:


• Cambrian of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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