Nathorstites macconnelli Whiteaves 1889 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Nathorstitidae

Alternative combinations: Nathorstites mcconnelli, Popanoceras mcconnelli

Synonyms: Nathorstites lenticularis Whiteaves 1899, Popanoceras lenticulare Whiteaves 1899

Full reference: J. F. Whiteaves. 1889. On some fossils from the Triassic rocks of British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 1:127-149

Belongs to Nathorstites according to E. T. Tozer 1994

See also Arkadiev and Vavilov 1984, Bychkov et al. 1976, Smith 1927, Spath 1951 and Whiteaves 1889

Sister taxa: Nathorstites alaskanus, Nathorstites argatussensis, Nathorstites gibbosus, Nathorstites lindstroemi, Nathorstites maclearni, Nathorstites sublenticularis, Nathorstites tenuis

Type specimens:

  • Nathorstites macconnelli: GSC 4716
  • Popanoceras lenticulare: GSC 4721.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 33.6

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (27: British Columbia, Nunavut collections), Greenland (1), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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