Episculites browni McLearn 1939 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Episculitidae

Alternative combination: Isculites browni

Synonym: Isculites ornatus McLearn 1947

Belongs to Episculites according to E. T. Tozer 1994

Sister taxa: Episculites crassus, Episculites decrescens, Episculites teres, Episculites wrighti

Type specimens:

  • Episculites browni: GSC 9409
  • Isculites ornatus: GSC 9492. Its type locality is Near Black Bear Ridge (GSC 9741), which is in an Alaunian marine horizon in the Pardonet Formation of Canada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 17.9

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (2: British Columbia collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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