Perisphinctes (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Perisphinctidae

Alternative spelling: Ammonites (Perisphinctes)

Parent taxon: Perisphinctinae according to T. Sato and T. Yamada 2014

See also Arkell 1952, Crick 1894, Matsukawa et al. 2008, Mesezhnikov 1984, Parent 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alligaticeras, Otosphinctes, Subdiscosphinctes

Subtaxa: Perisphinctes (Antilloceras) Perisphinctes (Arisphinctes) Perisphinctes (Dichotomoceras) Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes) Perisphinctes (Discosphinctes) Perisphinctes (Kranaosphinctes) Perisphinctes (Prososphinctes) Perisphinctes (Subdiscosphinctes) Perisphinctes abadiensis Perisphinctes arussiorum Perisphinctes birmensdorfensis Perisphinctes choffati Perisphinctes gallarum Perisphinctes hillebrandti Perisphinctes jubailensis Perisphinctes parandieri Perisphinctes picteti Perisphinctes roubyanus Perisphinctes stenocyclus Perisphinctes variocostatus

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Algeria (1 collection), Antarctica (1), Argentina (18), Chile (5), Cuba (1), Egypt (2), Ethiopia (6), France (43), Germany (12), Hungary (1), India (3), Iran (2), Italy (6), Japan (4), Madagascar (8), Poland (2), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (12), Spain (18), Switzerland (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (8: California), Yemen (3)

Total: 175 collections including 384 occurrences

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