Acanthopleuroceras Hyatt 1900 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

Synonym: Cycloceras Hyatt 1867

Full reference: A. Hyatt. 1900. Cephalopoda. Textbook of Palaeontology 1:502-604

Parent taxon: Tropidoceratinae according to M. K. Howarth 2013

See also Bremer 1965, Donovan and Surlyk 2003, Frebold 1970, Meister and Friebe 2003, Sepkoski 2002, Smith and Tipper 1996 and Thomson and Smith 1992

Sister taxa: Catriceras, Dayiceras, Paratropidoceras, Tropidoceras

Subtaxa: Acanthopleuroceras arietiforme Acanthopleuroceras carinatum Acanthopleuroceras inflatum Acanthopleuroceras lepidum Acanthopleuroceras maugenesti Acanthopleuroceras pseudonatrix Acanthopleuroceras subarietiforme Acanthopleuroceras sutherlandbrowni Acanthopleuroceras thomsoni Acanthopleuroceras valdani Acanthopleuroceras whiteavesi

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Type: Ammonites valdani

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Jurassic of Austria (4 collections), Canada (46: British Columbia, Yukon), France (69), Slovakia (1), Spain (3), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (5: Nevada)

Total: 136 collections including 162 occurrences

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