Acanthopleuroceras thomsoni Smith and Tipper 1996 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

Full reference: P. L. Smith and H. W. Tipper. 1996. Pliensbachian (Lower Jurassic) ammonites of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Bulletins of American Paleontology 108(348):1-122

Belongs to Acanthopleuroceras according to P. L. Smith and H. W. Tipper 1996

Sister taxa: Acanthopleuroceras arietiforme, Acanthopleuroceras carinatum, Acanthopleuroceras inflatum, Acanthopleuroceras lepidum, Acanthopleuroceras maugenesti, Acanthopleuroceras pseudonatrix, Acanthopleuroceras subarietiforme, Acanthopleuroceras sutherlandbrowni, Acanthopleuroceras valdani, Acanthopleuroceras whiteavesi

Type specimen: GSC 9863. Its type locality is GSC C-81712, Rennell Junction (GT3-Fannin Fm), Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C., which is in a Pliensbachian marine siltstone/mudstone in the Fannin Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Jurassic of Canada (24: British Columbia, Yukon collections)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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