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Diestoceras breviconum Portlock 1843 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Oncocerida - Diestoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 147250

Alternative combination: Orthoceras breviconum

Belongs to Diestoceras according to D. H. Evans 1993

Sister taxa: Diestoceras acuminatum, Diestoceras anticostiense, Diestoceras approximatum, Diestoceras carletonense, Diestoceras eos, Diestoceras inaequiseptum, Diestoceras indianense, Diestoceras isotelorum, Diestoceras lamonti, Diestoceras lavalense, Diestoceras scoticum, Diestoceras shideleri, Diestoceras sinclairi, Diestoceras stensioei, Diestoceras stormeri, Diestoceras sycon, Diestoceras waynesvillense

Type specimen: GSM 103467, a shell. Its type locality is Killey Bridge Fm. locality 1, NE of Pomeroy, which is in a Richmondian offshore mudstone/siltstone in the Killey Bridge Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore