Daxatina canadensis Whiteaves 1889 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Alternative combinations: Clionites (Dawsonites) canadensis, Dawsonites canadensis, Trachyceras canadense

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 Daxatina according to P. Mietto and S. Manfrin 2008

See also Smith 1927, Spath 1951, Tozer 1994 and Whiteaves 1889

Sister taxa: Daxatina laubei, Daxatina limpida, Daxatina megabrotheus

Type specimen: GSC 4718

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 53.3

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (12: British Columbia collections), Italy (5), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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