Scaphites Parkinson 1811 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Scaphitidae

Alternative spelling: Ammonites (Scaphites)

Synonym: Anascaphites

Parent taxon: Scaphitinae according to W. J. Kennedy and A. S. Gale 2015

See also Arkadiev et al. 2000, Atabekyan and Khakimov 1976, Cobban and Kennedy 1992, Henderson 1990, Kennedy 1984, Kennedy 1993, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy 1995, Kennedy 2005, Kennedy and Christennsen 1993, Kennedy and Christensen 1991, Kennedy and Cobban 1990, Kennedy and Cobban 1993, Kennedy et al. 1997, Kennedy et al. 1992, Kennedy et al. 2008, Kennedy and Jolkicev 2004, Kennedy and Kaplan 1995, Kennedy and Latil 2007, Sepkoski 2002, Tanabe 1977, Thomel 1988, Wright 1979 and Wright et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Acanthoscaphites, Discoscaphites, Eoscaphites, Indoscaphites, Jeletzkytes, Ponteixites, Rhaeboceras, Trachyscaphites

Subtaxa: Scaphites (Scaphites) Scaphites arcadiensis Scaphites binneyi Scaphites bosquensis Scaphites condoni Scaphites corvensis Scaphites delicatulus Scaphites depressus Scaphites diana Scaphites equalis Scaphites eruciformis Scaphites ferronensis Scaphites geinitzii Scaphites gillisi Scaphites hippocrepis Scaphites hugardianus Scaphites inermis Scaphites mariasensis Scaphites nigricollensis Scaphites obliquus Scaphites patulus Scaphites pittensis Scaphites preventricosus Scaphites pseudoaequalis Scaphites roguensis Scaphites subdelicatus Scaphites ventricosus Scaphites whitfieldi

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Type: Scaphites equalis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (4), Armenia (1), Australia (3), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (3), Canada (28: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Denmark (5), France (78), Germany (21), Greenland (6), India (2), Italy (1), Japan (17), Madagascar (5), Mexico (5), New Zealand (6), South Africa (4), Spain (2), Sweden (3), Switzerland (2), Tajikistan (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (22), United States (85: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 309 collections including 368 occurrences

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