Scaphites (Scaphites) Parkinson 1811 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Scaphitidae

Parent taxon: Scaphites according to W. J. Kennedy et al. 2008

See also Birkelund 1965, Cobban and Kennedy 1992, Kennedy 1984, Kennedy 1993, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy 1995, Kennedy and Christennsen 1993, Kennedy and Christensen 1991, Kennedy and Cobban 1990, Kennedy and Cobban 1993, Kennedy et al. 1997, Kennedy et al. 1992, Kennedy and Kaplan 1995, Kennedy and Latil 2007 and Szives 2007

Sister taxa: Scaphites arcadiensis, Scaphites binneyi, Scaphites bosquensis, Scaphites corvensis, Scaphites delicatulus, Scaphites depressus, Scaphites diana, Scaphites equalis, Scaphites eruciformis, Scaphites ferronensis, Scaphites geinitzii, Scaphites gillisi, Scaphites hippocrepis, Scaphites mariasensis, Scaphites meriani, Scaphites nigricollensis, Scaphites obliquus, Scaphites patulus, Scaphites praecoquus, Scaphites preventricosus, Scaphites roemeri, Scaphites subdelicatulus, Scaphites ventricosus, Scaphites whitfieldi

Subtaxa: Scaphites (Scaphites) binodosus Scaphites (Scaphites) cobbani Scaphites (Scaphites) evanicsi Scaphites (Scaphites) gibbus Scaphites (Scaphites) haugi Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus Scaphites (Scaphites) kieslingswaldensis Scaphites (Scaphites) leei Scaphites (Scaphites) meslei Scaphites (Scaphites) rosenkrantzi Scaphites (Scaphites) simplex

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Type: Scaphites equalis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Australia (2 collections), Belgium (3), Canada (1: Alberta), Denmark (5), France (50), Germany (5), Greenland (4), Madagascar (4), Mexico (2), Spain (1), Sweden (3), Tajikistan (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico)

Total: 87 collections including 97 occurrences

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