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Lapworthella rostriptutea Qian 1978 (lamp shell)

Tommotiida - Lapworthellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167628

Alternative combination: Obtusoconus rostriptutea

Full reference: Y. Qian. 1978. The early Cambrian hyolithids in central and southwest China and their stratigraphical significance. Memoirs of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology 11:1-43

Belongs to Lapworthella according to P. Yu. Parkhaev 2001

Sister taxa: Lapworthella ablorta, Lapworthella annulata, Lapworthella cornu, Lapworthella dentata, Lapworthella fasciculata, Lapworthella gezhongwuensis, Lapworthella hubeiensis, Lapworthella hubeinensis, Lapworthella nigra, Lapworthella puttapensis, Lapworthella schodakensis, Lapworthella sinensis, Lapworthella subrectangulata, Stenothecopsis heraultensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder