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Paracrochordiceras benderi Tozer 1994 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Acrochordiceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 250390

Full reference: E. T. Tozer. 1994. Canadian Triassic Ammonoid Faunas. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 467:1-663

Belongs to Paracrochordiceras according to E. T. Tozer 1994

Sister taxa: Paracrochordiceras americanum, Paracrochordiceras asseretoi, Paracrochordiceras denseplicatum, Paracrochordiceras mclearni, Paracrochordiceras pandya, Paracrochordiceras pingtangense, Paracrochordiceras plicatus, Paracrochordiceras qinghaiense, Paracrochordiceras silberlingi, Paracrochordiceras welteri

Type specimen: GSC 28280. Its type locality is GSC 68226, Milepost 375, Alaska Highway, which is in an Aegean marine siliciclastic in the Toad Formation of Canada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 11.8, shell diameter 36.3