Orthosphinctes Schindewolf 1925 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Ataxioceratidae

Parent taxon: Ataxioceratinae according to H. Parent 2006

See also Parent et al. 2012 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ataxioceras, Lithacosphinctes, Schneidia

Subtaxa: Orthosphinctes (Orthosphinctes) Orthosphinctes (Pseudorthosphinctes) Orthosphinctes ariniensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Algeria (5 collections), Argentina (1), France (17), Germany (1), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (8), Italy (3), Madagascar (2), Mexico (4), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (11), Yemen (3)

Total: 63 collections including 110 occurrences

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