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Platycuccoceras silberlingi Bucher 1992 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Balatonitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186067

Full reference: H. Bucher. 1992. Ammonoids of the Hyatti Zone and the Anisian transgression in the Star Peak Group, Northwestern Nevada, USA. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 233:137-166

Belongs to Platycuccoceras according to H. Bucher 1992

Sister taxa: Platycuccoceras bijiense, Platycuccoceras bonaevistae, Platycuccoceras cainense, Platycuccoceras carnicum, Platycuccoceras favretense, Platycuccoceras labiatus, Platycuccoceras praebalatonensis, Platycuccoceras rugosum, Platycuccoceras tozeri, Platycuccoceras yoga

Type specimen: USNM 444090. Its type locality is Coyote Canyon HB 182, North Humboldt Range, which is in a Bithynian offshore limestone/siltstone in the Prida Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 10.1, shell diameter 44.4