Latouchella Cobbold 1921 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Coreospiridae

Synonyms: Archaeospira Yü 1979, Cambroconus Yu 1981, Gibbaspira He 1984, Huanglingella Chen et al. 1981, Hubeispira Yu 1981, Reticulatoconus, Uncinaspira He 1984, Yunanospira Yü 1979, Yunnanospira Jian 1980

Full reference: E.S. Cobbold. 1921. The Cambrian horizons of Comley (Shropshire) and their Brachiopoda, Pteropoda, Gasteropoda and etc. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 76:325-386

Parent taxon: Coreospiridae according to P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010

See also Bengtson 1992, Bouchet et al. 2005, Gubanov et al. 2004, Knight et al. 1960, Missarzhevsky 1989, Parkhaev 2002, Rozanov et al. 1969, Runnegar and Jell 1976 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anconochilus, Cambrospira, Coreospira, Humilispira, Kutanjia, Owenella, Tichkaella

Subtaxa: Archaeospira avalonensis Cambroconus minimus Hubeispira nitida Latouchella accordionata Latouchella adunca Latouchella arcuata Latouchella costata Latouchella dimicostata Latouchella huangshandongensis Latouchella jacobinica Latouchella memorabilis Latouchella orientalis Latouchella ostenfeldense Latouchella sanxiaensis Uncinaspira squamosa

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Type: Latouchella costata

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Australia (23 collections), Canada (2: British Columbia, Newfoundland), China (8), Greenland (5), Morocco (2), New Zealand (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (11), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 60 collections including 64 occurrences

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