Anarcestes latissimus Chlupac and Turek 1983 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae

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

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

See also Chlupac and Turek 1983 and Klug 2002

Sister taxa: Anarcestes (Anarcestes), Anarcestes applanatus, Anarcestes densistriatus, Anarcestes lateseptatus, Anarcestes lunatus, Anarcestes plebeius, Anarcestes podolicus, Anarcestes praecursor, Anarcestes simulans

Type specimen: CM L128, a shell. Its type locality is Praha-Hlubocepy (upper Trebotov limestone, Dalejan), which is in an Emsian carbonate limestone in the Trebotov Formation of the Czech Republic.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 37.7

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (6 collections), Morocco (6)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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