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Augustaceras robustum Bucher 1992 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Balatonitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186068

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 Augustaceras according to H. Bucher 1992

Sister taxa: Augustaceras escheri, Augustaceras staffordi

Type specimen: USNM 444095. Its type locality is Coyote Canyon HB 122, 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 17.1, shell diameter 45.0