Orthoconus striatus Stinchcomb 1986 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Kiringellida - Hypseloconidae

Full reference: B. L. Stinchcomb. 1986. New Monoplacophora (Mollusca) from Late Cambrian and Early Ordovician of Missouri. Journal of Paleontology 60(3):606-626

Belongs to Orthoconus according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Stinchcomb 1986

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Locality I, abandoned barite pits two miles north of Potosi, which is in a Trempealeauan reef, buildup or bioherm chert in the Eminence Formation of Missouri

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Locality I, abandoned barite pits two miles north of Potosi

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