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Mooreoceras sibumasuense Niko et al. 2005 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 141221

Full reference: S. Niko, M. Sone, and M. S. Leman. 2005. A new Permian species of Mooreoceras (Cephalopoda: Orthocerida) from northwestern peninsular Malaysia. Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B 81(8):329-333

Belongs to Mooreoceras according to S. Niko et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Mooreoceras australis, Mooreoceras giganteum, Mooreoceras regulare, Mooreoceras wedingtonianum, Mooreoceras zalazarensis

Type specimen: UMUT PM28964, a shell (Incomplete phragmocone). Its type locality is Bukit Tungku Lembu, Perlis State, which is in a Kungurian carbonate limestone in the Chuping Formation of Malaysia.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore