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Plesiacanthoceras wyomingense

Geological Range

AWAITING DETERMINATION.

Paleogeographic Distribution

AWAITING DETERMINATION.

Remarks

Original presentation: Metoicoceras wyomingensis

Original publication: Reagan. 1924. Pan-American Geologist 41(3) [p. 181, pl. 19, figs 1, 2].

Holotype: Stanford University 119.

Type locality: northwest of Casper, Wyoming (Cobban, 1987, p. 16).

Type horizon: Frontier Formation (Cobban, 1987, p. 16).

Zonation: Acanthoceras bellense zone = Middle Cenomanian (Cobban et al., 2006).

PaleoDB taxon number: 333499.

References: Cobban (1987).

Stratigraphic Occurrences

Cenomanian
Acanthoceras bellense zone (WY)
Specimens of <i>Plesiacanthoceras wyomingense</i>. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from pl. 16, figs 7, 8, 11-15 in Kennedy and Cobban (1990a in <i>Palaeontology</i>), made available through Biodiversity Heritage Library via a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.
Specimens of Plesiacanthoceras wyomingense. See original caption for additional details. Image modified from pl. 16, figs 7, 8, 11-15 in Kennedy and Cobban (1990a in Palaeontology), made available through Biodiversity Heritage Library via a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.

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