†family Baculitidae Gill 1871 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Baculitidae

Parent taxon: Turrilitoidea according to J. W. M. Jagt et al. 2019

See also Ahmad et al. 2015, Arkadiev et al. 2000, Brunnschweiler 1966, Cobban and Kennedy 1992, Cooper 1978, Förster 1975, Henderson 1970, Henderson 1990, Ifrim et al. 2015, Kennedy 1984, Kennedy 1993, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy 1995, Kennedy 2005, Kennedy 2013, Kennedy and Christennsen 1993, Kennedy and Christensen 1991, Kennedy and Cobban 1988, Kennedy and Cobban 1996, Kennedy et al. 1997, Kennedy et al. 1997, Kennedy et al. 2007, Kennedy and Gale 2015, Kennedy et al. 1992, Kennedy et al. 2008, Kennedy et al. 2008, Kennedy and Latil 2007, Kennedy and Morris 2018, Klinger 1985, Klinger and Kennedy 1993, Landman and Cobban 2003, Machalski et al. 2012, Shigeta 2016, Summesberger 1979, Summesberger 1992, Ward and Kennedy 1993 and Wright 1979

Sister taxa: Anisoceratidae, Diplomoceratidae, Hamitidae, Nostoceratidae, Turrilitidae

Subtaxa: Baculites Baculitinae Boehmoceras Eubaculites Eubaculitinae Fresvillia Lechites Pseudobaculites Sciponoceras Trachybaculites Tuberosciponoceras

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Type: Baculites

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama collection)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Angola (6), Antarctica (18), Argentina (6), Australia (26), Austria (4), Belgium (8), Brazil (2), Canada (46: Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan), Chile (19), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (7), Egypt (4), France (77), Germany (32), Greenland (6), Haiti (2), India (2), Italy (1), Japan (31), Jordan (11), Kazakhstan (1), Madagascar (5), Mexico (8), Mozambique (5), the Netherlands (8), New Zealand (10), Nigeria (3), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (18), Spain (4), Sweden (27), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (2), Turkmenistan (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (18), United States (582: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (2), Venezuela (1)

Total: 1016 collections including 1265 occurrences

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