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Gorgheiceras planatum Rakús and Guex 2002 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 322553

Full reference: M. Rakús and J. Guex. 2002. Les ammonites du jurassique inférieur et moyen de la dorsal tunisienne. Mémoires de Géologie (Lausanne) 39:1-149

Belongs to Gorgheiceras according to M. Rakús and J. Guex 2002

Sister taxa: Polymorphites acutiventris, Polymorphites bronni, Polymorphites calensis, Polymorphites confusus, Polymorphites mixtus, Polymorphites pseudodubari, Gorgheiceras tuberculatum, Gorgheiceras gorghense

Type specimen: Its type locality is Djebel Zaghouan, Mines of Djebel Staa, bed 5, which is in an Ibex open shallow subtidal limestone in the Oust Formation of Tunisia

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 4.55, shell diameter 25.8