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Nathorstites macconnelli Whiteaves 1889 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Nathorstitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 250954

Alternative combinations: Nathorstites mcconnelli, Popanoceras mcconnelli

Synonyms: Nathorstites lenticularis Whiteaves 1899 (no. 190874), Popanoceras lenticulare Whiteaves 1899 (no. 190873)

Full reference: J. F. Whiteaves. 1889. On some fossils from the Triassic rocks of British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 1:127-149

Belongs to Nathorstites according to E. T. Tozer 1994

Sister taxa: Nathorstites alaskanus, Nathorstites argatussensis, Nathorstites gibbosus, Nathorstites lindstroemi, Nathorstites maclearni, Nathorstites sublenticularis, Nathorstites tenuis

Type specimens:

  • Nathorstites macconnelli: GSC 4716
  • Popanoceras lenticulare: GSC 4721.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 16.0, shell diameter 33.6