Lobendoceras

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Lobendoceras
Temporal range: L Ordovician
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Nautiloidea
Order: Endocerida
Family: Proterocameroceratidae
Genus: Lobendoceras
Teichert and Glenister, 1954

Lobendoceras is a proterocameraceratid with a rather large, moderately expanded, straight shell with a large marginal siphuncle in which sutures have a broad, deep, ventral lobe and septal necks are subholochoanitic to holochoanitic.

Lobendoceras has been found in Lower Ordovician marine strata in NW Australia and Siberia.

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References[edit]

  • Curt Teichert, 1964. Endoceratoidea. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part K. Geol Soc. of America and Univ of Kansas press. Teichert and Moore (eds)
  • Teichert and Glenister 1954 . Early Ordovician cephalopod fauna from northwestern Australia. Bulletins of American Paleontology 35 (150): 7–112.