Hypseloconus bessemerense Ulrich et al. 1943 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Kiringellida

Alternative combination: Shelbyoceras bessemerense

Full reference: E. O. Ulrich, A. F. Foerste, and A.K. Miller. 1943. Ozarkian and Canadian cephalopods. Part II, Brevicones. Geological Society of America Special Papers 49:1-240

Belongs to Hypseloconus according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Stinchcomb 1980, Stinchcomb and Jung Echols 1966, Ulrich et al. 1943 and Unklesbay and Young 1956

Sister taxa: Hypseloconus bonneterrense, Hypseloconus compressus, Hypseloconus cornutiformis, Hypseloconus elongatus, Hypseloconus ozarkensis, Hypseloconus recurvus, Hypseloconus simplex

Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Ordovician of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Cambrian of United States (2: Missouri)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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