Lytoceras Suess 1865 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Lytoceratidae

Alternative spellings: Ammonites (Lytoceras), Litoceras

Synonyms: Ammonoceratites Bowditch 1822, Biasaloceras Drushchits 1953, Crenilytoceras Buckman 1926, Dinolytoceras Besnossov 1958, Eulytoceras Spath 1927, Hemilytoceras Spath 1927, Kallilytoceras Buckman 1921, Lytoceras (Ammonoceratites) Bowditch 1822, Lytoceras (Kallilytoceras) Buckman 1921, Metalytoceras Spath 1927, Orcholytoceras Buckman 1926, Pterolytoceras Spath 1927, Saturnoceras Anderson 1938, Thysanolytoceras Buckman 1905, Valentolytoceras Besnossov 1958

Parent taxon: Lytoceratinae according to D. Grigore 2013

See also Alsen 2006, Arkadiev et al. 2000, Avram and Gradinaru 1993, Blau 1998, Böse 1923, Bourillot et al. 2008, Brunnschweiler 1966, Collignon 1962, Förster 1975, Förster and Weier 1983, Hillebrandt 2006, Hoffmann 2010, Imlay 1960, Jeannet 1951, Landra et al. 2000, Rakús and Guex 2002, Sepkoski 2002, Westermann 1969, Wiedmann 1970, Wright et al. 1996 and Zeiss et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Carinolytoceras, Lobolytoceras, Protetragonites, Ptycholytoceras, Zaghouanites

Subtaxa: Ammonoceratites crenocostatus Ammonoceratites lamarcki Eulytoceras anisoptychum Eulytoceras inaequalicostatus Eulytoceras lepidum Eulytoceras phestum Hemilytoceras immanis Lytoceras (Ammonoceratites) betiokyense Lytoceras (Derolytoceras) Lytoceras (Trachylytoceras) Lytoceras aulaeum Lytoceras baconicum Lytoceras belliseptatiforme Lytoceras celticum Lytoceras cornucopia Lytoceras crenatum Lytoceras eudesianum Lytoceras fimbriatoides Lytoceras fimbriatum Lytoceras francisci Lytoceras fuggeri Lytoceras furcicrenatum Lytoceras galatiforme Lytoceras liebigi Lytoceras montanum Lytoceras municipale Lytoceras orsinii Lytoceras ovimontanum Lytoceras perplexum Lytoceras polycyclum Lytoceras praesublineatum Lytoceras rhodanicum Lytoceras richei Lytoceras salebrosum Lytoceras saturnale Lytoceras schlosseri Lytoceras secernendum Lytoceras strambergensis Lytoceras subfimbriatum Lytoceras subsequens Lytoceras sutile Lytoceras taharoaense Lytoceras trompianum Lytoceras villae Lytoceras vogdti Metalytoceras triboleti Pterolytoceras exoticus Pterolytoceras magnum Thysanolytoceras adeloides Thysanolytoceras vicinum

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Type: Ammonites fimbriatus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (5 collections), Austria (19), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (3), Egypt (2), France (10), Greenland (16), Hungary (25), Italy (11), Madagascar (3), Mexico (1), Morocco (4), Mozambique (1), Poland (3), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Slovakia (3), South Africa (1), Spain (24), Tanzania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), USSR (2), United States (20: Alaska, California, North Carolina, Oregon)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

• Jurassic of Austria (15), Canada (9: British Columbia), Chile (5), France (166), Germany (11), Greenland (1), Hungary (190), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Italy (51), Japan (14), Kenya (2), Luxembourg (4), Madagascar (2), Morocco (14), New Zealand (15), Portugal (1), Romania (13), Slovakia (1), Spain (6), Switzerland (2), Tunisia (11), Turkey (12), USSR (1), Ukraine (5), the United Kingdom (11), United States (11: Alaska, California)

Total: 737 collections including 847 occurrences

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