Proteroconus Stinchcomb 1986 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Kiringellida - Hypseloconidae

Full reference: B.L. Stinchcomb. 1986. Change of monoplacophoran genus Protoconus to Proteroconus due to homonymy. Journal of Paleontology 70(2):339-339

Parent taxon: Hypseloconidae according to B.L. Stinchcomb 1986

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cambrioconus, Cornuella, Gasconadeoconus, Gayneoconus, Knightoconus, Orthoconus, Ozarkoconus, Paraceratoconus, Pygmaeoconus, Shelbyoceras, Yochelsonella

Subtaxa: Proteroconus capuloides Proteroconus eminense

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cambrian of United States (3: Minnesota, Missouri collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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