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Parapenascoceras aberrans Miller and Unklesbay 1942 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Domatoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166368

Alternative combinations: Metacoceras aberrans, Stearoceras aberrans

Full reference: A. K. Miller and A. G. Unklesbay. 1942. Permian nautiloids from western United States. Journal of Paleontology 16(6):719-738

Belongs to Parapenascoceras according to V. E. Ruzhentsev and V. N. Shimanskiy 1954

Sister taxa: Parapenascoceras rotundatum, Parapenascoceras sanandreasense

Type specimen: UNM 315. Its type locality is Bluewater Dam, which is in a Kungurian coastal siliciclastic in the Chupadera Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 80.0, shell diameter 235.0