Baculites ovatus Say 1820 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Baculitidae

Alternative combination: Baculites ovata

Belongs to Baculites according to A. G. A. Hewaidy et al. 2019

See also Ahmad et al. 2015, Al-Harithi and Ibrahim 1992, Kennedy and Cobban 1993, Kennedy and Cobban 1994 and Russell and Landes 1937

Sister taxa: Baculites ambatryensis, Baculites anceps, Baculites aquilaensis, Baculites asper, Baculites asperiformis, Baculites baculus, Baculites bailyi, Baculites boulei, Baculites brevicosta, Baculites buttensis, Baculites capensis, Baculites chicoensis, Baculites cobbani, Baculites codyensis, Baculites compressus, Baculites crickmayi, Baculites fairbanksi, Baculites fuchsi, Baculites haresi, Baculites huenickeni, Baculites incurvatus, Baculites inornatus, Baculites knorrianus, Baculites lechitides, Baculites leopoliensis, Baculites lomaensis, Baculites mclearni, Baculites minerensis, Baculites obtusus, Baculites occidentalis, Baculites pseudovatus, Baculites rectus, Baculites subanceps, Baculites subcircularis, Baculites tanakai, Baculites taylorensis, Baculites undatus, Baculites undulatus, Baculites vaalsensis, Baculites vertebralis, Baculites yokoyamai

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (17: Alberta collections), Egypt (1), United States (25: Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas, New Jersey, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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