Glassoceras normani Miller and Furnish 1957 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Vidrioceratidae

Alternative combination: Stacheoceras normani

Full reference: A. K. Miller and W. M. Furnish. 1957. Ammonoids of the basal Word Formation, Glass Mountains, west Texas. Journal of Paleontology 31:1052-1056

Belongs to Glassoceras according to T. B. Leonova 2002

See also Bogoslovskaya 1990 and Miller and Furnish 1957

Sister taxon: Glassoceras bransonorum

Type specimen: AMNH 28022. Its type locality is USNM703, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 41.0

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (3: Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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