Sverdrupites amundseni Nassichuk 1970 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Spirolegoceratidae

Full reference: W. W. Nassichuk. 1970. Permian ammonoids from Devon and Melville Islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Journal of Paleontology 44(1):77-97

Belongs to Sverdrupites according to T. B. Leonova and O. P. Shilovsky 2014

See also Leonova and Shilovsky 2007 and Nassichuk 1970

Sister taxa: Sverdrupites baraiensis, Sverdrupites bogoslovskayae, Sverdrupites harkeri

Type specimen: GSC 24224. Its type locality is GSC C-1930, St. Arnaud Hils, Sabine Peninsula, Melville Island, which is in a Roadian coastal sandstone in the Assistance Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 38.5


• Permian of Canada (2: Nunavut collections), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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