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Sellagoniatites erbeni Göddertz 1987 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Agoniatitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 298804

Full reference: B. Göddertz. 1987. Devonische Goniatiten aus SW-Algerien und ihre stratigraphische Einordnung in die Conodonten-Abfolge. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 197:127-220

Belongs to Sellagoniatites according to D. Korn and C. Klug 2002

Sister taxa: Sellagoniatites jacksoni, Sellagoniatites unilobatus, Sellagoniatites waldschmidti

Type specimen: GPIBo/Go 51, a shell. Its type locality is Fs.-Nr. 19 beds, Marhouma-KM 30 section, SW Algeria, which is in an Eifelian carbonate limestone/marl in Algeria.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 12.4, shell diameter 26.0