Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1964. The Nautiloid Order Ellesmeroceratida (Cephalopoda). State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Memoir 12:234 p.
Sister taxon: Metabaltoceras fusiforme
Type specimen: RHF 318, a partial shell. Its type locality is Mud Springs Mountain (Mud Springs Mt. Fm.), which is in a Demingian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Mud Springs Mountain Formation of New Mexico.
Ecology: nektonic carnivore