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Mitorthoceras yellvillense Gordon 1964 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 298502

Full reference: M. Gordon. 1964. Carboniferous Cephalopods of Arkansas. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 460:1-322

Belongs to Mitorthoceras according to M. Gordon 1964

Sister taxa: Mitorthoceras clinatum, Mitorthoceras crebriliratum, Mitorthoceras girtyi, Mitorthoceras perfilosum

Type specimen: USNM 119054, a shell. Its type locality is USGS 5568 green, Pilot Mountain, which is in a Pendleian marine shale in the Fayetteville Formation of Arkansas.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore