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Discoscaphites gulosus

Geological Range

Maastrichtian.

Paleogeographic Distribution

South Dakota to North Dakota; Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Maryland.

Remarks

Original presentation: Ammonites conradi var. gulosus

Original publication: Morton. 1834. [p. 39, pl. 16, fig. 2].

Holotype: ANSP 51552.

Type locality: Alabama.

Type horizon: Prairie Bluff Chalk.

Other specimens: YPM 2086, YPM 27190, YPM 27190, USNM 468860, YPM 27110, YPM 27191,YPM 27200, YPM 27199, YPM 27193, YPM 27126, YPM 27114, YPM 27189, YPM 27202, YPM 27204, YPM 27194, YPM 27205YPM 27192, YPM 23736, YPM 27201, YPM 27203, YPM 27097, YPM 27121, YPM 27117, YPM 27124, YPM 27095, YPM 27110, YPM 34106, YPM 34107, YPM 23050, YPM 23051; also see Landman and Waage (1993).

Other occurrences: Prairie Bluff Chalk (Alabama), Prairie Bluff Chalk (Mississippi), Corsicana Marl (Texas), Severn Formation (Maryland) (Landman and Waage, 1993).

PaleoDB taxon number: 129477.

Synonyms: Ammonites conradi var. petchialis Morton, 1834 (source: Landman and Waage, 1993); Ammonites conradi var. navicularis Morton, 1834 (source: Landman and Waage, 1993).

Reference: Landman and Waage (1993).

Stratigraphic Occurrences

Maastrichtian
Fox Hills Formation (Timber Lake Member) (ND)
Fox Hills Formation (Timber Lake Member) (SD)
Fox Hills Formation (Trail City Member) (ND)
Fox Hills Formation (Trail City Member) (SD)
Specimen of <i>Discoscaphites gulosus</i> (YPM 27190) (macroconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 167A-D in Landman and Waage (1993 in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 215) and used with permission.
Specimen of Discoscaphites gulosus (YPM 27190) (macroconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 167A-D in Landman and Waage (1993 in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 215) and used with permission.
Specimen of <i>Discoscaphites gulosus</i> (YPM 27190) (microconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 167E-I in Landman and Waage (1993 in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 215) and used with permission.
Specimen of Discoscaphites gulosus (YPM 27190) (microconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 167E-I in Landman and Waage (1993 in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 215) and used with permission.
Sutures of <i>Discoscaphites gulosus</i>. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 174 in Landman and Waage (1993 in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 215) and used with permission.
Sutures of Discoscaphites gulosus. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 174 in Landman and Waage (1993 in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 215) and used with permission.
<i>Discoscaphites gulosus</i> from the Maastrichtian Fox Hills Fm (Trail City Member) of Dewey County, South Dakota (YPM 52828).
Discoscaphites gulosus from the Maastrichtian Fox Hills Fm (Trail City Member) of Dewey County, South Dakota (YPM 52828).

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