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Burenoceras cornucopia Flower 1964 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 146026

Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1964. The Nautiloid Order Ellesmeroceratida (Cephalopoda). State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Memoir 12:234 p.

Belongs to Burenoceras according to R. H. Flower 1964

Sister taxa: Burenoceras angulare, Burenoceras compressum, Burenoceras cornucopiaforme, Burenoceras curticei, Burenoceras dickhauti, Burenoceras dilatatum, Burenoceras expandum, Burenoceras huzzahense, Burenoceras minor, Burenoceras muricoides, Burenoceras oneotense, Burenoceras peramplum, Burenoceras percompressum, Burenoceras phragmoceroides, Burenoceras planiseptatum, Burenoceras pumilum, Burenoceras texanum, Burenoceras undosum, Burenoceras ungulatum

Type specimen: RHF 241, a shell. Its type locality is Threadgill Creek section (272-276 ft above base of Threadgill Mbr.), which is in a Gasconadian shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Tanyard Formation of Texas.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore