Beyrichites yuati Skwarko 1973 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ceratitidae

Full reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1973. Middle and Upper Triassic Mollusca from Yuat River, eastern New Guinea. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 126:27-50

Belongs to Beyrichites according to S. K. Skwarko 1973

Sister taxa: Beyrichites affinis, Beyrichites beneckei, Beyrichites bittneri, Beyrichites kesava, Beyrichites khanikofi, Beyrichites laurae, Beyrichites maturus, Beyrichites proximus, Beyrichites reuttensis, Beyrichites rudra, Beyrichites splendens

Type specimen: CPC 7756. Its type locality is Ab20, Yuat River, which is in an Anisian marine shale in the Yuat Formation of Papua New Guinea.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 146.9

Distribution:

• Triassic of Papua New Guinea (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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