Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) ramosum Meek 1857

Cephalopoda - Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae

Alternative combinations: Ammonites (Scaphites) ramosum, Ammonites (Scaphites) ramosus, Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) ramosus, Neophylloceras ramosum, Phylloceras (Neophylloceras) ramosum

Synonyms: Phylloceras pachecoensis Anderson 1958, Phylloceras vaculae Anderson 1958

Belongs to Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) according to C. Salazar et al. 2010

See also Anderson 1958, Henderson 1970, Henderson and McNamara 1985, Jones 1963, Matsumoto 1984, Ward and Kennedy 1993 and Wright et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) arturoi, Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) hetonaiense, Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) inflatum, Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) surya, Hypophylloceras (Neophylloceras) velledaeforme, Neophylloceras marshalli, Neophylloceras meridianum, Neophylloceras radiatum, Neophylloceras ultimum, Neophylloceras ultinatum, Phylloceras (Neophylloceras) decipiens, Phylloceras (Neophylloceras) nera

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 34.9

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (4 collections), Chile (4), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (16: Alaska, California, Washington)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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