Didymoceras hidakense Shigeta 2016 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae

Full reference: Y. Shigeta. 2016. Paleontological description, in Middle and late Campanian (Late Cretaceous) ammonoids from the Urakawa area, Hokkaido, northern Japan. Paleontological Research 20:322-366

Belongs to Didymoceras according to Y. Shigeta 2016

Sister taxa: Didymoceras angulatum, Didymoceras aurarium, Didymoceras awajiense, Didymoceras binodosum, Didymoceras californicum, Didymoceras cheyenense, Didymoceras cheyennense, Didymoceras cochleatus, Didymoceras donezianum, Didymoceras draconis, Didymoceras fresnoense, Didymoceras hornbyense, Didymoceras nebrascense, Didymoceras newtoni, Didymoceras nicolletii, Didymoceras orestimbense, Didymoceras platycostatum, Didymoceras stevensoni, Didymoceras subtuberculatum, Didymoceras tenuicostatus, Didymoceras tortus, Didymoceras tricostatus, Didymoceras umbilicatus, Didymoceras uncus, Didymoceras vancouverensis, Didymoceras vespertinus

Type specimen: HMG-1660, a shell. Its type locality is Locality 11, Urakawa, which is in a Campanian marine mudstone in the Chinomigawa Formation of Japan.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Japan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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