Cadoceras tenuicostatum Imlay 1953 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae

Full reference: R. W. Imlay. 1953. Callovian (Jurassic) ammonites from the United States and Alaska Part 2. Alaska Peninsula and Cook Inlet regions. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 249-B:41-108

Belongs to Cadoceras according to R. W. Imlay 1953

Sister taxa: Cadoceras (Bryocadoceras), Cadoceras (Pseudocadoceras), Cadoceras bathomphalum, Cadoceras bellabimba, Cadoceras comma, Cadoceras doroschini, Cadoceras glabrum, Cadoceras kialagvikense, Cadoceras pishmae, Cadoceras sublaeve, Cadoceras wosnessenskii

Type specimen: USNM 108069, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Mesozoic 3029, Iniskin Bay, which is in a Callovian marine siliciclastic in the Chinitna Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 56.6

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (9: Alaska collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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