Neogoniatites worki Korn and Ebbighausen 2006 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Goniatitidae

Full reference: D. Korn and V. Ebbighausen. 2006. Systematic paleontology, in The Visean sedimentary succession at the Gara el Itima (Anti-Atlas, Morocco) and its ammonoid faunas. Fossil Record 9:3-60

Belongs to Neogoniatites according to D. Korn and V. Ebbighausen 2006

Sister taxa: Neogoniatites delicatus, Neogoniatites milleri, Neogoniatites ruginosus

Type specimen: MfN MB.C.9091.1, a shell. Its type locality is GI-A, Gara el Itima (1998 Tubingen collection), which is in a Brigantian basinal (siliciclastic) sandstone/limestone in the Zrigat Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 45.7

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Morocco (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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