Benueites Reyment 1954 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae

Full reference: R. A. Reyment. 1954. New Turonian (Cretaceous) ammonite genera from Nigeria. Colonial Geology and Mineral Resources 4(2):149-164

Parent taxon: Acanthoceratinae according to C. W. Wright et al. 1996

See also Reyment 1954 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Benueites benueensis Benueites mosquerae Benueites reymenti Benueites trinidadensis

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Type: Benueites benueensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Brazil (10 collections), Cameroon (1), Nigeria (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (3)

Total: 16 collections including 20 occurrences

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