Shelbyoceras Ulrich et al. 1931 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Kiringellida - Hypseloconidae

Weirdly, this genus was introduced without any species.

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

Parent taxon: Hypseloconidae according to B. Runnegar and P.A. Jell 1976

See also Sepkoski 2002, Stinchcomb 1986, Ulrich et al. 1943 and Unklesbay and Young 1956

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

Subtaxa: Shelbyoceras bigpineyensis Shelbyoceras buttsi Shelbyoceras robustum Shelbyoceras unguliforme

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Type: Shelbyoceras robustum

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (1: Missouri collection)

• Cambrian of United States (3: Alabama, Missouri)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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