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Agathiceras applini Plummer and Scott 1937 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Agathiceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 148409

Full reference: F. B. Plummer and G. Scott. 1937. Upper Paleozoic ammonites in Texas. The University of Texas Bulletin 3701:1-516

Belongs to Agathiceras according to A. K. Miller and W. Youngquist 1947

Sister taxa: Agathiceras (Agathiceras), Agathiceras anceps, Agathiceras applanatum, Agathiceras ciscoense, Agathiceras contractum, Agathiceras divisum, Agathiceras frechi, Agathiceras girtyi, Agathiceras jilinense, Agathiceras mediterraneum, Agathiceras sequaxilirae, Agathiceras suessi, Agathiceras sundaicum, Agathiceras tornatum, Agathiceras uralicum, Agathiceras verkhoyanicum, Agathiceras vulgatum

Type specimen: Its type locality is B.E.G42-T-18, Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Railway, Coleman, which is in an Artinskian coastal shale in the Admiral Formation of Texas.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 6.23, shell diameter 9.54