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Maximites oklahomensis Frest et al. 1981 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Maximitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 322297

Full reference: T. J. Frest, B.F. Glenister, and W.M. Furnish. 1981. Pennsylvanian-Permian Cheiloceratacean ammonoid families Maximitidae and Pseudohaloritidae. The Paleontology Society Memoir 11

Belongs to Maximites according to T. J. Frest et al. 1981

Sister taxa: Maximites alexanderi, Maximites cherokeensis, Maximites nassichuki

Type specimen: SUI 8790, a shell. Its type locality is Okmulgee, which is in a Moscovian marine shale in Oklahoma.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore