Dactylioceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Dactylioceratidae

Alternative spelling: Coeloceras (Dactylioceras)

Synonyms: Anguidactylites Buckman 1926, Arcidactylites Buckman 1926, Athlodactylites Buckman 1927, Curvidactylites Buckman 1927, Dactylioceras (Eodactylites) Schmidt-Effing 1972, Eodactylites Schmidt-Effing 1972, Koinodactylites Buckman 1927 [objective synonym], Leptodactylites Buckman 1926, Microdactylites, Nomodactylites Buckman 1927, Parvidactylites Buckman 1927, Peridactylites Buckman 1926, Planicoeloceras Venturi and Ferri 2001, Rakusites Guex 1971, Simplidactylites Buckman 1927, Toxodactylites Buckman 1926, Vermidactylites Buckman 1926, Xeinodactylites Buckman 1926

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

See also Arthur et al. 1993, Bécaud 2008, Elmi et al. 2009, Géczy and Meister 1998, Géczy and Szente 2006, Kutygin and Knyazev 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Catacoeloceras, Collina, Nodicoeloceras, Peronoceras, Porpoceras, Reynesoceras, Septimaniceras, Zugodactylites

Subtaxa: Dactylioceras (Dactylioceras) Dactylioceras (Eodactylites) mirabile Dactylioceras (Eodactylites) polymorphum Dactylioceras (Eodactylites) pseudocommune Dactylioceras (Eodactylites) simplex Dactylioceras (Iranodactylites) Dactylioceras (Orthodactylites) Dactylioceras amplum Dactylioceras athleticum Dactylioceras commune Dactylioceras consimile Dactylioceras crassescens Dactylioceras crassifactum Dactylioceras crassiusculum Dactylioceras kanense Dactylioceras praepositum Dactylioceras suntarense Dactylioceras temperatum Dactylioceras toxophorum Microdactylites attenuatus Rakusites pruddeni

View classification

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Algeria (4 collections), Bulgaria (5), Canada (55: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), France (35), Germany (4), Greenland (5), Hungary (4), Iran (2), Italy (7), Japan (28), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (28), Tunisia (3), the United Kingdom (33), United States (2: Alaska)

Total: 217 collections including 282 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.