Gargasiceras Casey 1954 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Parahoplitidae

Full reference: R. Casey. 1954. New genera and subgenera of Lower Cretaceous ammonites. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 44:106-115

Parent taxon: Acanthoplitinae according to E. Robert and L. G. Bulot 2005

See also Renz 1982 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthohoplites, Colombiceras, Hypacanthoplites, Immunitoceras, Neodeshayesites, Paracanthohoplites, Paracanthoplites, Penaceras, Rhytidoplites

Subtaxa: Gargasiceras (Pseudogargasiceras) Gargasiceras acutecostum Gargasiceras aptiense Gargasiceras gargasensis Gargasiceras recticostatum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Madagascar (1 collection), Mexico (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 3 collections including 5 occurrences

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