Aspidoceras Zittel (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Aspidoceratidae

Alternative spelling: Ammonites (Aspidoceras)

Parent taxon: Aspidoceratinae according to M. S. Mesezhnikov 1984

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Verma and Westermann 1973

Sister taxa: Chinamecaceras, Cubaspidoceras, Euaspidoceras, Extranodites, Intranodites, Neaspidoceras, Schaireria

Subtaxa: Aspidoceras alamitocense Aspidoceras andinum Aspidoceras argobbae Aspidoceras catalaunicum Aspidoceras haupti Aspidoceras somalicum Aspidoceras supraspinosum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Italy (1 collection), Yemen (5)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Chile (2), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (6), Antarctica (1), Argentina (2), Chile (2), Ethiopia (2), France (11), Germany (7), Hungary (5), India (2), Iran (1), Italy (8), Madagascar (5), Mexico (4), Portugal (1), Romania (16), the Russian Federation (10), Somalia (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Texas), Yemen (7)

Total: 107 collections including 134 occurrences

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