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Dieneria arthaberi Hyatt and Smith 1905 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Klamathitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 265324

Full reference: A. Hyatt and J. P. Smith. 1905. The Triassic cephalopod genera of America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 40:1-394

Belongs to Dieneria according to L. F. Spath 1951

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Brock Mountain, 3 miles east of Madison's ranch (Trachyceras subzone), which is in a Tuvalian carbonate limestone in the Hosselkus Formation of California

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 2.70, shell diameter 15.0