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Knightoconus Yochelson et al. 1973 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Kiringellida - Hypseloconidae

Full reference: E. L. Yochelson, R. H. Flower, and G.F. Webers. 1973. The bearing of the new Late Cambrian monoplacophoran genus Knightoconus on the origin of the Cephalopoda. Lethaia 6(3):275-310

Parent taxon: Hypseloconidae according to E. L. Yochelson et al. 1973

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

Subtaxa: Knightoconus antarcticus

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer