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Lytoceras (Gaudryceras) texanum Anderson 1958 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Gaudryceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 299431

Full reference: F. M. Anderson. 1958. Upper Cretaceous of the Pacific Coast. Geological Society of America Memoir 71:1-378

Belongs to Lytoceras (Gaudryceras) according to F. M. Anderson 1958

Sister taxa: Gaudryceras (Gaudryceras), Gaudryceras aenigma, Gaudryceras beantalyense, Gaudryceras crassicostatum, Gaudryceras hobetsense, Gaudryceras izumiense, Gaudryceras kayei, Gaudryceras makarovense, Gaudryceras mite, Gaudryceras numidum, Gaudryceras propemite, Gaudryceras seymouriense, Gaudryceras stefaninii, Gaudryceras striatum, Gaudryceras tenuiliratum, Gaudryceras varagurense, Lytoceras (Gaudryceras) alamedense, Lytoceras (Gaudryceras) aureum, Lytoceras (Gaudryceras) delvallense, Lytoceras (Gaudryceras) denmanense, Mesogaudryceras leptonema, Vertebrites murdochi, Gaudryceras (Neogaudryceras) pictum

Type specimen: CAS 1345.01, a shell. Its type locality is CAS 465, Texas Springs, which is in a Cenomanian marine siliciclastic in California.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 8.00, shell diameter 25.0