Lithacoceras Hyatt 1900 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Ataxioceratidae

Alternative spelling: Virgatosphinctes (Lithacoceras)

Parent taxon: Lithacoceratinae according to C. Salazar and W. Stinnesbeck 2016

See also Parent et al. 2011 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Danubisphinctes, Dorsoplanitoides, Franconitinae, Moravisphinctes, Pseudodiscosphinctes, Richterellinae, Usseliceras, Xenosphinctes, Zittelites

Subtaxa: Lithacoceras (Virgalithacoceras) Lithacoceras malarguense

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Antarctica (1 collection), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (2), Cuba (1), France (7), Germany (6), Madagascar (2), Romania (4), Saudi Arabia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (2), United States (1: Texas), Yemen (5)

Total: 34 collections including 81 occurrences

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