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Kusinia falcifera Korn et al. 2010 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Temertassetiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 249385

Full reference: D. Korn, J. Bockwinkel, and V. Ebbighausen. 2010. The ammonoids from the Argiles de Teguentour of Oued Temertasset (early Late Tournaisian; Mouydir, Algeria). Fossil Record 13(1):35-152

Belongs to Kusinia according to D. Korn et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is S Oued Temertasset, MOU-Y, which is in a Tournaisian marine claystone/limestone in the Argiles de Teguentour Formation of Algeria

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 5.92, shell diameter 14.6