Fagesia catinus Mantell 1822 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Vascoceratidae

Alternative combination: Ammonites catinus

Synonyms: Fagesia californica Anderson 1931, Fagesia haarmanni Böse 1918, Fagesia shastensis Anderson 1932, Plesiovascoceras thomi Reeside 1923, Vascoceras (Pachyvascoceras) bernonense Faraud 1940, Vascoceras moultoni Reeside 1923, Vascoceras shastense Anderson 1932, Vascoceras stantoni Reeside 1923, Vascoceras thomi Reeside 1923

Belongs to Fagesia according to F. Barroso-Barcenilla and A. Goy 2009

See also Anderson 1958, Chancellor 1982, Faraud 1940, Ifrim and Stinnesbeck 2007, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy and Simmons 1991, Kennedy et al. 1987, Meister 1989 and Renz 1982

Sister taxa: Ammonites boucheroni, Fagesia fleuryi, Fagesia klamathensis, Fagesia mortzestus, Fagesia pachydiscoides, Fagesia peroni, Fagesia pervinquieri, Fagesia rudra, Fagesia superstes, Fagesia tevesthensis

Type specimens:

  • Fagesia catinus: BMNH C3379, a shell
  • Fagesia californica:
  • Fagesia haarmanni:
  • Fagesia shastensis: CAS 2358.01, a shell. Its type locality is Middle fork of Cottonwood Creek, which is in a Turonian marine siliciclastic in California.
  • Vascoceras (Pachyvascoceras) bernonense:
  • Vascoceras moultoni:
  • Vascoceras stantoni:
  • Vascoceras thomi:

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 201.6


• Cretaceous of Egypt (6 collections), Oman (1), Spain (2), United States (4: Arizona, Texas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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