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Augustaceras escheri Bucher 1988 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Balatonitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176018

Full reference: H. Bucher. 1988. A new Middle Anisian (Middle Triassic) ammonoid zone from northwestern Nevada. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 81(3):723-762

Belongs to Augustaceras according to H. Bucher 1988

Sister taxa: Augustaceras robustum, Augustaceras staffordi

Type specimen: USNM 427235. Its type locality is Favret Canyon HB 175, Augusta Mountains, which is in a Pelsonian marine limestone in the Favret Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 13.2, shell diameter 44.0