Metaptychoceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Hamitidae

Parent taxon: Hamitidae according to W. J. Kennedy and W. A. Cobban 1990

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wright 1979

Sister taxa: Hamitella, Hamites, Helicohamites, Hemiptychoceras, Lytohamites, Pictetia, Planohamites, Puebloites, Scaphamites, Stomohamites, Torneutoceras

Subtaxa: Metaptychoceras smithi

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Type: Ptychoceras smithi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (4 collections), United States (3: Arizona, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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