Taimyrosphinctes (Taimyrosphinctes) pachycostatus Mesezhnikov 1984 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae

Full reference: M. S. Mesezhnikov. 1984. Kimeridzhskiy i Volzhskiy Yarusy Severa SSSR 1-224

Belongs to Taimyrosphinctes (Taimyrosphinctes) according to M. S. Mesezhnikov 1984

Sister taxa: Taimyrosphinctes (Taimyrosphinctes) evolutus, Taimyrosphinctes (Taimyrosphinctes) excentricum, Taimyrosphinctes (Taimyrosphinctes) nudus, Taimyrosphinctes (Taimyrosphinctes) pavloviformis

Type specimen: VNIGRI 530/588, a shell. Its type locality is Dyabakatara River, bed 25, Taimyr Peninsula, which is in a Tithonian marine siliciclastic in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 79.0

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the Russian Federation (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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