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Mooreoceras giganteum Clifton 1942 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 192850

Alternative combination: Mooreoceras gigantea

Full reference: R. L. Clifton. 1942. Invertebrate Faunas from The Blaine and The Dog Creek Formations of the Permain Leonard Series. Journal of Paleontology 16(6):685-699

Belongs to Mooreoceras according to V. N. Shimanskiy 1954

Sister taxa: Mooreoceras australis, Mooreoceras regulare, Mooreoceras sibumasuense, Mooreoceras wedingtonianum, Mooreoceras zalazarensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quanah, Hardeman County, which is in a Kungurian shallow subtidal limestone in the Blaine Formation of Texas

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore