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Discamphiceras silberlingi Guex 1980 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Psiloceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297361

Belongs to Discamphiceras according to L. M. Longridge et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Discamphiceras antiquum, Discamphiceras kammerkaroides, Discamphiceras ornatum, Discamphiceras pleuronotum, Discamphiceras reissi, Discamphiceras submesogenos, Discamphiceras tipperi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Level Z-69, Reno Draw section 1, which is in a Liasicus marine limestone in the Sunrise Formation of Nevada

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 6.02, shell diameter 26.9