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Frechites hamatus Tozer 1994 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Beyrichitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 250892

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

Belongs to Frechites according to E. T. Tozer 1994

Sister taxa: Frechites bisulcatus, Frechites chischa, Frechites chischeformis, Frechites darkiensis, Frechites kindlei, Frechites laqueatus, Frechites lenaensis, Frechites nevadanus, Frechites occidentalis

Type specimen: GSC 28330. Its type locality is GSC 45655, Hook Lake, which is in an Illyrian marine siliciclastic in the Sulphur Mountain Formation of Canada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 22.7, shell diameter 52.2