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Treptoceras duseri

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Proteoceratidae

Orthoceras duseri was named by Hall and Whitfield (1875). It is the type species of Treptoceras.

It was recombined as Orthonybyoceras duseri by Teichert and Glenister (1953); it was recombined as Treptoceras duseri by Flower (1942) and Frey (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Orthoceras duseri Hall and Whitfield p. 97
1942Treptoceras duseri Flower pp. 16-17
1953Orthonybyoceras duseri Teichert and Glenister p. 223
1995Treptoceras duseri Frey p. P46

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
genusTreptocerasFlower 1942
speciesduseri(Hall and Whitfield 1875)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-10-06 14:35:22
Modified: 2009-04-13 11:56:59
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Maysvillian to the top of the Richmondian or 452.00000 to 443.70000 Ma

Collections (13 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Treptoceras duseri (64476)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5USA (Kentucky) Treptoceras duseri (87842)
Maysvillian452.0 - 449.5USA (Kentucky) Treptoceras duseri (64417 87910)
Maysvillian452.0 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Treptoceras duseri (88022 88023)
Ashgillian449.5 - 443.7USA (Ohio) Treptoceras duseri (27501 27503)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7USA (Kentucky) Treptoceras duseri (37833)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7USA (Indiana) Treptoceras sp. (371)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7USA (Ohio) Treptoceras duseri (27499 27500) Treptoceras sp. (370)