Protoconus elegans Yü 1979 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Carinopeltidae

Alternative combinations: Igarkiella elegans, Purella elegans

Synonym: Purella tianzhushanensis Yü 1979

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 Protoconus according to Demidenko and Parkhaev 2006

See also Yü 1979

Sister taxon: Protoconus crestatus

Type specimens:

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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