Delepinoceras californicum Gordon, Jr. 1964 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Delepinoceratidae

Full reference: M. Gordon, Jr. 1964. California Carboniferous cephalopods. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 483-A:A1-A27

Belongs to Delepinoceras according to A. L. Titus 2000

See also Gordon 1964 and Ruzhentsev and Bogoslovskaya 1971

Sister taxa: Delepinoceras bressoni, Delepinoceras eothalassoides, Delepinoceras thalassoide

Type specimen: USNM 120622. Its type locality is USGS loc. 15782-PC, Cottonwood Mountains, which is in an Arnsbergian marine limestone/siltstone in the Rest Spring Formation of California.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Carboniferous of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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