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Paragattendorfia aboussalamae Bockwinkel and Ebbighausen 2006 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Prionoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297864

Full reference: J. Bockwinkel and V. Ebbighausen. 2006. A new ammonoid fauna from the Gattendorfia-Eocanites Genozone of the Anti-Atlas (Early Carboniferous; Morocco). Fossil Record 9(1):87-129

Belongs to Paragattendorfia according to J. Bockwinkel and V. Ebbighausen 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MfN MB.C.3825.1, a shell. Its type locality is Jebel Debouaa, Mfis, Bed 9, Tafilalt, Anti-Atlas, which is in a Tournaisian coastal shale in Morocco.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 10.9, shell diameter 11.8