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Anhuiconus Zhou and Xiao 1984 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 7891

Synonym: Anchuispira Feng 1994 (taxon 171711)

Full reference: B. Zhou and L. Xiao. 1984. Early Cambrian monoplacophorans and gastropods from Huainan and Huoqiu Counties, Anhui Province. Professional Papers in Stratigraphy and Palaeontology 13:125-140

Parent taxon: Helcionellidae according to P. Yu. Parkhaev 2002

Sister taxa: Absidaticonus, Aegitellus, Anabaroconus, Anuliconus, Asiapatella, Asperconella, Auricullina, Bemella, Calyptroconus, Capitoconus, Chuiliella, Cycloholcus, Daedalia, Emarginoconus, Eocyrtolites, Fenqiaronia, Figurina, Ginella, Guadalquivirospira, Hampilina, Hampilininae, Helcionella, Hispanoconus, Hujiagouella, Igorella, Kuonamkaella, Lenoconus, Leptostega, Manasoconus, Marocella, Miroconulus, Nyuella, Oelandia, Oelandiella, Papilloconus, Pararaconus, Paucella, Pedrocheotheca, Perssuakiella, Postacanthella, Prosinuites, Protowenella, Pseudomyona, Pseudopollicina, Randomia, Salanyella, Securiconus, Tannuella, Totoralia, Truncatoconus, Yangtzeconinae

Subtaxa: Anhuiconus agrenon, Anhuiconus microtuberus

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore