Foordites veniens Chlupac and Turek 1983 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Pinacitidae

Full reference: I. Chlupac and V. Turek. 1983. Devonian goniatites from the Barrandian area, Czechoslovakia. Rozpravy Ustredniho Ustavu Geologickeho 46:1-159

Belongs to Foordites according to D. Korn and C. Klug 2002

See also Chlupac and Turek 1983 and Klug 2002

Sister taxa: Foordites buttsi, Foordites platypleura, Foordites succedens

Type specimen: CGS ICh5438, a shell. Its type locality is Praha-Hlubocepy (Chotec limestone), which is in an Eifelian carbonate limestone in the Chotec Formation of the Czech Republic.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 68.0

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (5 collections), Morocco (4)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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