Spiticeras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Olcostephanidae

Alternative spelling: Holcostephanus (Spiticeras)

Parent taxon: Spiticeratinae according to C. González-Arreola et al. 2017

See also Arkadiev et al. 2000, Sepkoski 2002, Vasicek and Skupien 2013 and Zell et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Cantianiceras, Groebericeras, Kilianiceras, Proniceras

Subtaxa: Holcostephanus (Spiticeras) obliquelobatus Spiticeras (Spiticeras) Spiticeras bilobatum Spiticeras blancheti Spiticeras correardi Spiticeras multiforme Spiticeras orientale Spiticeras tripartitum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2 collections), the Czech Republic (2), Egypt (1), France (4), Hungary (13), India (2), Iran (2), Iraq (1), Italy (2), Mexico (3), Morocco (1), Spain (20), Ukraine (6), Yemen (11)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Chile (5), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Chile (1), Hungary (1), India (6), Yemen (2)

Total: 87 collections including 122 occurrences

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