Ophiceras Griesbach 1880 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ophiceratidae

Synonyms: Acanthophiceras Diener 1916, Ophiceras (Acanthophiceras) Diener 1916

Full reference: C. L. Griesbach. 1880. Palaeontological notes on the Lower Trias of the Himalayas. Records of the Geological Survey of India 13:94-113

Parent taxon: Ophiceratidae according to X. Dai et al. 2018

See also Sepkoski 2002, Spath 1935, Tozer 1981, Tozer 1994 and Zhang et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Discophiceras, Lytophiceras, Shangganites, Vishnuites, Wordieoceras

Subtaxa: Ophiceras (Acanthophiceras) poulseni Ophiceras (Acanthophiceras) subgibbosum Ophiceras bilotense Ophiceras commune Ophiceras crassecostatum Ophiceras demissum Ophiceras greenlandicum Ophiceras himalayanum Ophiceras medium Ophiceras nopcsanum Ophiceras subsakuntala Ophiceras tibeticum Ophiceras transitorium

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Armenia (2 collections), Azerbaijan (5), Canada (8: Nunavut), China (73), Denmark (1), Greece (1), Greenland (95), India (17), Indonesia (5), Iran (2), Japan (1), Myanmar (1), Oman (10), Pakistan (12), the Russian Federation (5), Thailand (1), United States (3: Alaska, California, Nevada), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of Pakistan (2)

Total: 245 collections including 316 occurrences

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