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Micracanthoceras microcanthum Oppel 1865 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Himalayitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 332546

Alternative combination: Ammonites microcanthus

Synonyms: Ammonites fraudator Zittel 1868 (no. 348967), Ammonites koellikeri Oppel 1868 (no. 348961), Ammonites symbolus Oppel 1868 (no. 348960), Aulacosphinctes sulcatus Tavera 1985 (no. 348971), Berriasella (Picteticeras) subeudichotoma Nikolov 1982 (no. 348968), Djurjuriceras mediterraneum Tavera 1985 (no. 348964), Djurjuriceras mutari Tavera 1985 (no. 348963), Djurjuriceras sinuosum Tavera 1985 (no. 348965), Himalayites (Corongoceras) lamberti Roman 1936 (no. 348962), Himalayites concurrens Leanza 1945 (no. 334784), Micracanthoceras (Corongoceras) flexuosum Tavera 1985 (no. 332545), Micracanthoceras (Corongoceras) leanzai Tavera 1985 (no. 332547), Micracanthoceras (Corongoceras) minor Tavera 1985 (no. 348970), Micracanthoceras (Corongoceras) ornatum Tavera 1985 (no. 348966), Micracanthoceras (Corongoceras) radians Tavera 1985 (no. 348969), Micracanthoceras lamberti Leanza 1945 (no. 334785), Micracanthoceras tapiai Leanza 1945 (no. 334783)

Belongs to Micracanthoceras according to C. Frau et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Micracanthoceras acanthellum, Micracanthoceras alamense, Micracanthoceras spinulosum

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 13.3, shell diameter 39.1