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Epistroboceras pitkinense Niko and Mapes 2005 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Trigonoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 119570

Full reference: S. Niko and R. H. Mapes. 2005. Early Carboniferous trigonoceratid nautilids from the Pitkin Formation of Arkansas, Midcontinent North America. Paleontological Research 9(3):233-241

Belongs to Epistroboceras according to S. Niko and R. H. Mapes 2005

Sister taxa: Epistroboceras chancharense, Epistroboceras gracile, Epistroboceras lesliense, Epistroboceras mangeri, Epistroboceras texanum

Type specimen: OUZC 5102, a shell. Its type locality is Loc. 2. Road cut on the southern side of AR-Highway 66, ~1 km northeast of, which is in a Chesterian reef, buildup or bioherm grainstone/packstone in the Pitkin Formation of Arkansas.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore