Hypseloconus compressus Ulrich et al. 1931 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Kiringellida

Alternative combination: Kirengella compressus

Full reference: E. O. Ulrich, A. F. Foerste, and J. Bridge. 1931. Systematic Paleontology. Geology of the Eminence and Cardareva Quadrangles 186-225

Belongs to Hypseloconus according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Heller 1954, Stinchcomb and Angeli 2002 and Ulrich et al. 1931

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

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (1: Missouri collection)

• Cambrian of United States (2: Missouri)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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