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Species / Pterocerella



Original Description of Pterocerella by Meek, 1864, p. 36:

  • "Shell small, thin; whorls few, rounded, smooth or subangulated; last one not much enlarged; lip greatly extended and ascending the spire, trilobate, the middle lobe much larger and more produced than the others, carinated on the outer side."

Type species of Pterocerella is Harpago tippana Conrad, 1858 by original designation.

Species of Pterocerella are

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Comment Sohl, 1967, p. B29:

  • "Serrifusus? crosswickensis Whitfield, 1892, from the Navesink Formation of New Jersey, an indeterminate internal mold possibly belonging to Pterocerella."


  • F.B. Meek, 1864. Check List of the Invertebrate Fossils of North America: Cretaceous and Jurassic (April 1864); Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 1867, 7, no. 177, p. II, 1-40.
  • Sohl, 1967

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