Hecticoceras Bonarelli 1893 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Oppeliidae

Synonym: Hectioceras [objective synonym]

Parent taxon: Hecticoceratinae according to H. Parent 2006

See also Arkell et al. 1957, Cantu-Chapa 1962, Novack-Gottshall 2022 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Brightia, Eochetoceras, Hecticoceratoides, Kheraites, Lunuloceras, Orbignyceras, Pseudobrightia, Pseudocampylites, Putealiceras, Rossiensiceras

Subtaxa: Hecticoceras (Sublunuloceras) Hecticoceras hecticus Hecticoceras lairense

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (10 collections), Chile (1), France (16), Germany (15), India (6), Iran (1), Madagascar (12), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (1), Switzerland (10), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 79 collections including 121 occurrences

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