Fayettevillea occidentalis Ruzhentsev and Bogoslovskaya 1971 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Glaphyritidae

Full reference: V. E. Ruzhentsev and M. F. Bogoslovskaya. 1971. Namurskiy etap v evolyutsii ammonoidey. Rannenamyurskie ammonoidei. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 133:1-382

Belongs to Fayettevillea according to V. E. Ruzhentsev and M. F. Bogoslovskaya 1971

Sister taxa: Fayettevillea densistriata, Fayettevillea inyoense, Fayettevillea minuscula, Fayettevillea orientalis, Fayettevillea planorbis, Fayettevillea prior

Type specimen: PIN 455/33766, a shell. Its type locality is Sholak-Say Canyon, Sample 2, Southern Urals, Aktyubin Region, which is in an Arnsbergian offshore shelf carbonate in Kazakhstan.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 18.6

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Kazakhstan (2 collections), the Russian Federation (5)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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