Lyelliceras lyelli d'Orbigny 1841 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae

Alternative combinations: Acanthoceras lyelli, Ammonites lyelli

Synonyms: Collignoniceras (Selwynoceras) gratum van Hoepen 1968, Douvilleiceras nodosa Etheridge 1907, Lyelliceras cotteri Spath 1930

Full reference: A. d'Orbigny. 1841. Paléontologie française: Terrains crétacés. 1. Céphalopodes. Masson, Paris 121-430

Belongs to Lyelliceras according to W. J. Kennedy and H. C. Klinger 2008

See also Jones 1960, Latil 1995, Renz 1982, Spath 1921 and Spath 1930

Sister taxa: Lyelliceras escragnollensis, Lyelliceras latili, Lyelliceras pseudolyelli, Lyelliceras vaasti

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 32.2


• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Mexico (1), Peru (1), South Africa (2), the United Kingdom (1), Venezuela (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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