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Hoploscaphites nodosus

Geological Range

Campanian to Maastrichtian.

Paleogeographic Distribution

Kansas to Montana.

Remarks

Original presentation: Scaphites (Ammonites?) nodosus (Owen, 1852)

Original publication. Owen. 1852. [p. 581, pl. 8, fig. 4].

Holotype: UC 6381.

Type locality: probably “near Sage Creek, Pennington County, South Dakota” (Landman et al., 2010, p. 99).

Type horizon: “probably from the Baculites cuneatus Zone of the Pierre Shale” (Landman et al., 2010, p. 99).

Other specimens: see listings in Landman et al. (2010).

PaleoDB taxon number: not in database.

Synonyms: Scaphites nodosus Owen, 1852 (source: Landman et al., 2010); Acanthoscaphites nodosus (Owen, 1852) (source: Landman et al., 2010); Jeletzkytes nodosus (Owen, 1852) (source: Landman et al., 2010); see Landman et al. (2010) for complete synonymy.

References: Landman et al. (2010).

Stratigraphic Occurrences

Holotype of <i>Hoploscaphites nodosus</i> (UC 6381) (macroconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 4 in Landman et al. (2010) in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 342) and used with permission.
Holotype of Hoploscaphites nodosus (UC 6381) (macroconch). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 4 in Landman et al. (2010) in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 342) and used with permission.
Specimens of <i>Hoploscaphites nodosus</i> (macroconchs). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 53 in Landman et al. (2010) in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 342) and used with permission.
Specimens of Hoploscaphites nodosus (macroconchs). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 53 in Landman et al. (2010) in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 342) and used with permission.
Specimens of <i>Hoploscaphites nodosus</i> (microconchs). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 63 in Landman et al. (2010) in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 342) and used with permission.
Specimens of Hoploscaphites nodosus (microconchs). See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 63 in Landman et al. (2010) in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 342) and used with permission.
Sutures of <i>Hoploscaphites nodosus</i>. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 61 in Landman et al. (2010) in <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, no. 342) and used with permission.
Sutures of Hoploscaphites nodosus. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from fig. 61 in Landman et al. (2010) in Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 342) and used with permission.
<i> Hoploscaphites nodosus </i> from the Campanian to Maastrichtian Pierre Shale Fm. of Dawson County, Montana (KUMIP 34057).
Hoploscaphites nodosus from the Campanian to Maastrichtian Pierre Shale Fm. of Dawson County, Montana (KUMIP 34057).

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