Acanthoceras Neumayr 1875 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae

Synonyms: Alternacanthoceras Marcinowski 1979, Metacanthoplites Hyatt 1900

Parent taxon: Acanthoceratinae according to A. S. Gale et al. 2018

See also Barroso-Barcenilla 2004, Benavides-Caceres 1956, Förster 1975, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy et al. 1996, Kennedy 2013, Kennedy et al. 1988, Kennedy and Jolkicev 2004, Matsumoto and Skwarko 1991, Matsumoto and Skwarko 1993, Mosavinia and Wilmsen 2011, Robert and Bulot 2005, Sepkoski 2002 and Zaborski 1985

Sister taxa: Acompsoceras, Alzadites, Benueites, Calycoceras, Conlinoceras, Cunningtoniceras, Eucalycoceras, Hypacanthohoplites, Kastanoceras, Kennediella, Microsulcatoceras, Nebraskites, Neocardioceras, Nigericeras, Paraconlinoceras, Plesiacanthoceratoides, Prohauericeras, Protacanthoceras, Pseudocalycoceras, Pseudovascoceras, Quitmaniceras, Sumitomoceras, Tarrantoceras, Thomelites, Tunesites, Watinoceras

Subtaxa: Acanthoceras (Pseudacanthoceras) Acanthoceras amphibolum Acanthoceras asiatica Acanthoceras athabascense Acanthoceras bellense Acanthoceras chasca Acanthoceras compitalis Acanthoceras flexuosum Acanthoceras folleatum Acanthoceras joserita Acanthoceras jukesbrownei Acanthoceras lecontei Acanthoceras milletianum Acanthoceras muldoonense Acanthoceras pollocense Acanthoceras rhotomagense Acanthoceras robustum Acanthoceras sangalense Acanthoceras seitzi

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Type: Ammonites rhotomagensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (5 collections), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (2), Denmark (1), Egypt (2), France (7), Germany (25), Iran (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (3), Mozambique (2), Nigeria (3), Papua New Guinea (3), Peru (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (36: California, Minnesota, New Mexico, Texas), Venezuela (1)

Total: 113 collections including 136 occurrences

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