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Tainoceras sexlineatum Tucker 1976 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tainoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66160

Full reference: J. K. Tucker. 1976. A coiled nautiloid fauna from the Mattoon Formation (Pennsylvanian) of Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 69(1):57-77

Belongs to Tainoceras according to J. K. Tucker 1976

Sister taxa: Tainoceras abukumaense, Tainoceras balestense, Tainoceras carinatum, Tainoceras cavatum, Tainoceras changlingpuense, Tainoceras clydense, Tainoceras comptum, Tainoceras debile, Tainoceras duttoni, Tainoceras gibbosum, Tainoceras guizhouense, Tainoceras hunanense, Tainoceras kitakamiense, Tainoceras lateronodosum, Tainoceras malsineri, Tainoceras mingshanense, Tainoceras murrayi, Tainoceras nebrascense, Tainoceras orientale, Tainoceras rotundatum, Tainoceras schellbachi, Tainoceras toulai, Tainoceras trautscholdi, Tainoceras trimuense, Tainoceras wyomingense

Type specimen: PE 27919. Its type locality is Type localitity of Shumway Limestone Member, Matttoon Fm., Shumway Cyclothem, which is in a Virgilian carbonate lime mudstone/limestone in the Mattoon Formation of Illinois.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore