Vermiceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Arietitidae

Invalid subtaxa: Dalaticeras Meister et al. 2002, Diplosellites Buckman 1925, Discoceras Hyatt 1867 [replaced name], Keynshamites Buckman 1926, Metophioceras Spath 1924, Protocymbites Spath 1923

Parent taxon: Arietitinae according to M. K. Howarth 2013

See also Bloos 1994, Geczy and Meister 2007, Meister and Friebe 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arietites, Arnioceras, Coroniceras, Guexiceras, Longziceras, Metarnioceras, Schreinbachites, Tmaegoceras

Subtaxa: Metophioceras bonnardii Metophioceras conybeari Metophioceras galaczi Metophioceras gracile Metophioceras janus Metophioceras rotarium Metophioceras rotticus Metophioceras trigonatum Protocymbites azzouzi Vermiceras (Gyrophioceras) Vermiceras (Paracaloceras) Vermiceras (Vermiceras) Vermiceras densicostatum Vermiceras spiratissimum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (4 collections), Austria (12), Canada (46: British Columbia), Chile (13), China (1), France (1), Germany (3), Hungary (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (4), Mexico (8), New Zealand (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tunisia (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (32: Alaska, Nevada, Oregon)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Austria (1)

Total: 140 collections including 188 occurrences

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