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Pseudosageceras augustum Brayard and Bucher 2008 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Hedenstroemiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 169477

Alternative combination: Hedenstroemia augusta

Full reference: A. Brayard and H. Bucher. 2008. Smithian (Early Triassic) ammonoid faunas from northwestern Guangxi (South China): taxonomy and biochronology. Fossils and Strata 55:1-179

Belongs to Pseudosageceras according to T. Brühwiler et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Pseudosageceras (Metasageceras), Pseudosageceras albanicum, Pseudosageceras boreale, Pseudosageceras multilobatum, Pseudosageceras pasquayi, Pseudosageceras plicatum

Type specimen: PIMUZ 26138. Its type locality is Waili Laren section NW13, which is in a Smithian slope mudstone in the Luolou Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 6.11, shell diameter 30.9