Somoholites miharanoroensis Ehiro et al. 2014 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Somoholitidae

Full reference: M. Ehiro, O. Nishikawa, and I. Nishikawa. 2014. Early Permian (Asselian) ammonoids from the Taishaku Limestone, Akiyoshi Belt, southwest Japan. Paleontological Research 18:51-63

Belongs to Somoholites according to M. Ehiro et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Somoholites andrianovi, Somoholites artus, Somoholites bamberi, Somoholites beluense, Somoholites belyaevi, Somoholites deroeveri, Somoholites dolium, Somoholites glomerosus, Somoholites ikensis, Somoholites merriami, Somoholites sebyanicus, Somoholites serus, Somoholites sholakensis

Type specimen: IGPS 111394, a shell. Its type locality is Miharanoro NSM PCL 15-53-1, Tojo Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, which is in an Asselian carbonate limestone in the Uyamano Formation of Japan.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 27.9

Distribution: found only at Miharanoro NSM PCL 15-53-1, Tojo Town, Hiroshima Prefecture

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