Pleuroceras solare Phillips 1829 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Amaltheidae

Alternative combination: Ammonites solaris

Synonyms: Ammonites regularis Simpson 1855, Paltopleuroceras pseudocostatum Richardson 1904

Belongs to Pleuroceras according to J. Bardin et al. 2013

See also Blau and Meister 1991 and Elmi et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Pleuroceras spinatum, Pleuroceras transiens

Subtaxa: Pleuroceras solare solitarium Pleuroceras solare trapezoidiformis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 37.5


• Jurassic of Algeria (3 collections), Austria (1), France (4), Germany (1), Spain (3)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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