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Meekophiceras franklini Tozer 1994 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Gyronitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175438

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

Belongs to Meekophiceras according to Y. D. Zakharov and L. Mu 2007

Sister taxa: Meekophiceras columbianum, Meekophiceras dubium

Type specimen: GSC 28071. Its type locality is GSC 47551, Arthaber Creek, Axel Heiberg Island, which is in a Dienerian marine siliciclastic in the Blind Fiord Formation of Canada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 13.9, shell diameter 60.3