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Sellanarcestes certus

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae

Sellanarcestes certus was named by Chlupac and Turek (1983). Its type specimen is CM L17787, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Sellanarcestes certus Chlupac and Turek p. 81 figs. Pl 21, figs 14-19; pl 29, figs 1,3; text-fig 16
1987Sellanarcestes certus Göddertz p. 152 figs. Pl 4, figs 3-7; pl 5, fig 1; text-fig 12
2002Sellanarcestes certus Korn and Klug p. 126

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAgoniatitidaRuzhencev 1957
suborderAnarcestinaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyAnarcestaceaeSteinmann 1890
familyAnarcestidaeSteinmann 1890
genusSellanarcestesSchindewolf 1933

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
shell height914.23.8030.515.57.17
shell diameter946.513.595.250.023.7
shell inflation921.26.4042.922.311.2

Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-10-06 14:38:07
Modified: 2005-10-06 16:38:07
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Emsian to the top of the Emsian or 402.50000 to 393.30000 Ma

Collections (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Devonian - Eifelian419.2 - 387.7Czech Republic Sellanarcestes certus (12148)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3Algeria Sellanarcestes certus (40363)
Late/Upper Emsian402.5 - 391.9Czech Republic Sellanarcestes certus (type locality: 172686 181034)