Placenticeras syrtale Morton 1834 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Placenticeratidae

Alternative combination: Ammonites syrtalis

Synonym: Stantonoceras pseudocostatum Johnson et al. 1964

Belongs to Placenticeras according to W. J. Kennedy et al. 2001

See also Böse 1928 and Kennedy and Cobban 1993

Sister taxa: Placenticeras bidorsatum, Placenticeras californicum, Placenticeras cumminsi, Placenticeras fritschi, Placenticeras grossouvrei, Placenticeras kaffrarium, Placenticeras kolbajense, Placenticeras maherndli, Placenticeras mediasiaticum, Placenticeras memoriaschloenbachi, Placenticeras orbignyanum, Placenticeras pacificum, Placenticeras paraplanum, Placenticeras placenta, Placenticeras polyopsis, Placenticeras pseudoplacenta, Placenticeras sanctaemonicae, Placenticeras semiornatum, Placenticeras tamulicum, Placenticeras vredenburgi, Placenticeras whitfieldi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), France (1), Mexico (4), United States (6: Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.