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Metacoceras altilobatum Ruzhentsev and Shimanskiy 1954 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tainoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199537

Full reference: V. E. Ruzhentsev and V. N. Shimanskiy. 1954. Nizhnepermskie svernutye i sognutye Nautiloidei yuzhnogo Urala. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 50:1-150

Belongs to Metacoceras according to V. E. Ruzhentsev and V. N. Shimanskiy 1954

Sister taxa: Metacoceras artiense, Metacoceras baylorense, Metacoceras bituberculatum, Metacoceras bowmani, Metacoceras carinatum, Metacoceras cheneyi, Metacoceras chittidilense, Metacoceras copei, Metacoceras cornutum, Metacoceras dorashamense, Metacoceras dorsoarmatum, Metacoceras dubium, Metacoceras hayi, Metacoceras hunanense, Metacoceras inconspicuum, Metacoceras knighti, Metacoceras kruglovi, Metacoceras medlicottianum, Metacoceras orthogonium, Metacoceras parartiense, Metacoceras sangamonense, Metacoceras subpiszovi, Metacoceras subquadratum, Metacoceras sulciferum, Metacoceras unklesbayi, Metacoceras vagans

Type specimen: PIN 626/54. Its type locality is Belgushka River, 1.5 km N of Bogoslovka, which is in an Artinskian marine lime mudstone in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 21.7, shell diameter 49.0