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Diestoceras carletonense Twenhofel 1928 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Oncocerida - Diestoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 330514

Full reference: W. H. Twenhofel. 1928. Geology of Anticosti Island. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 154(2132):1-351

Belongs to Diestoceras according to C. H. Holland and P. Copper 2008

Sister taxa: Diestoceras acuminatum, Diestoceras anticostiense, Diestoceras approximatum, Diestoceras breviconum, Diestoceras eos, Diestoceras inaequiseptum, Diestoceras indianense, Diestoceras isotelorum, Diestoceras lamonti, Diestoceras lavalense, Diestoceras scoticum, Diestoceras shideleri, Diestoceras sinclairi, Diestoceras stensioei, Diestoceras stormeri, Diestoceras sycon, Diestoceras waynesvillense

Type specimen: Its type locality is Carleton Point, which is in a Richmondian carbonate limestone/shale in the Vaureal Formation of Canada

Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore