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Peripetoceras bridgeportense Tucker and Mapes 1978 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Liroceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66131

Full reference: J. K. Tucker and R. H. Mapes. 1978. Coiled Nautiloid Cephalopods from the Wolf Mountain Shale (Pennsylvanian), North-Central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 52(3):596-604

Belongs to Peripetoceras according to J. K. Tucker and R. H. Mapes 1978

Sister taxa: Peripetoceras asselense, Peripetoceras burovi, Peripetoceras cautum, Peripetoceras comploji, Peripetoceras fischeri, Peripetoceras freieslebeni, Peripetoceras gigas, Peripetoceras globatoides, Peripetoceras ideliense, Peripetoceras kummeli, Peripetoceras ozarkense, Peripetoceras tormentum

Type specimen: SUI42484. Its type locality is Locality 2, Lake Bridgeport Shale, Wise Co., TX, which is in a Missourian marine shale in the Wolf Mountain Formation of Texas.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore