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Shouchangoceras americanum Frest et al. 1981 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Pseudohaloritidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166432

Full reference: T. J. Frest, B.F. Glenister, and W.M. Furnish. 1981. Pennsylvanian-Permian Cheiloceratacean ammonoid families Maximitidae and Pseudohaloritidae. The Paleontology Society Memoir 11

Belongs to Shouchangoceras according to T. J. Frest et al. 1981

Sister taxa: Shouchangoceras multinodosum, Shouchangoceras shouchangense, Shouchangoceras subglobosum

Type specimen: SUI 45087. Its type locality is Deadman Canyon, Seven Heart Gap, Apache Mountains, which is in a Capitanian perireef or subreef limestone in the Capitan Formation of Texas.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 7.00, shell diameter 12.0