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Hoploscaphites dorfi

Geological Range

Maastrichtian.

Paleogeographic Distribution

South Dakota to Wyoming.

Remarks

Original presentation: Jeletzkytes dorfi

Original publication: Landman, N. H. and K. M. Waage. 1993. Scaphitid ammonites of the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Fox Hills Formation in South Dakota and Wyoming. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Number 215, 257 pp. [p. 184-194, figs. 141-148].

Holotype: YPM 23175.

Type locality: Niobrara County, Wyoming.

Type horizon: Fox Hills Formation.

Other specimens: YPM 23176, YPM 23174, YPM 23177, YPM 23212, YPM 27215, YPM 23185, YPM 27216, YPM 23179, YPM 23179, YPM 23180, YPM 27214, YPM 23212, AMNH 44337, AMNH 44224, AMNH 44339; also see Landman and Waage (1993).

PaleoDB taxon number: 145271.

Reference: Landman and Waage (1993).

Origin of name: “named in honor of the late Erling Dorf” (Landman and Waage, 1993, p. 184).

Stratigraphic Occurrences

Maastrichtian
Fox Hills Formation (WY)
Holotype of <i>Hoploscaphites dorfi</i> (YPM 223175) (macroconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 141A-E in Landman and Waage (1993 in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 215) and used with permission.
Holotype of Hoploscaphites dorfi (YPM 223175) (macroconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 141A-E in Landman and Waage (1993 in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 215) and used with permission.
<i>Hoploscaphites dorfi</i> (AMNH 44224) (microconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 146A-E in Landman and Waage (1993 in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 215) and used with permission.
Hoploscaphites dorfi (AMNH 44224) (microconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from figs. 146A-E in Landman and Waage (1993 in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 215) and used with permission.
Sutures of <i>Hoploscaphites dorfi</i>. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 148 in Landman and Waage (1993 in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 215) and used with permission.
Sutures of Hoploscaphites dorfi. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 148 in Landman and Waage (1993 in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 215) and used with permission.

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