Torquatisphinctes Spath (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Perisphinctidae

Parent taxon: Virgatosphinctinae according to R. Myczynski 1989

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aulacosphinctoides, Laugeites, Pachysphinctes, Parapallasiceras, Phanerostephanus, Pseudoinvoluticeras, Subplanites, Virgatosphinctes

Subtaxa: Torquatisphinctes proximus Torquatisphinctes torquatus

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (2), Argentina (4), China (1), Cuba (1), Germany (4), India (2), Italy (2), Madagascar (5), Mexico (1), Romania (3), Yemen (2)

Total: 28 collections including 34 occurrences

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