Diestoceras approximatum M'Coy 1846 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Oncocerida - Diestoceratidae

Alternative combination: Poterioceras approximatum

Belongs to Diestoceras according to D. H. Evans 1994

Sister taxa: Diestoceras acuminatum, Diestoceras anticostiense, Diestoceras breviconum, 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: NMI F4562, a shell. Its type locality is Tyrone, which is in a Soudleyan/Longvillian offshore sandstone in the Bardahessiagh Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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