Parapopanoceras wapii Skwarko 1973 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Parapopanoceratidae

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 Parapopanoceras according to S. K. Skwarko 1973

Sister taxa: Parapopanoceras asseretoi, Parapopanoceras dzeginense, Parapopanoceras inconstans, Parapopanoceras malmgreni, Parapopanoceras paniculatum, Parapopanoceras plicatum, Parapopanoceras torelli

Type specimen: CPC 7760. 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 31.3

Distribution:

• Triassic of Papua New Guinea (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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