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Discamphiceras ornatum Taylor 1998 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Psiloceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297578

Full reference: D. G. Taylor. 1998. Late Hettangian-early Sinemurian (Jurassic) ammonite biochronology of the western Cordillera, United States. Geobios 31:467-497

Belongs to Discamphiceras according to D. G. Taylor 1998

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

Type specimen: NWMNH 25022, a shell. Its type locality is Graylock section, B. oregonensis assemblage, which is in an Angulata marine limestone in the Graylock Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 11.1, shell diameter 38.8