Leyeceras Brayard and Bucher 2008 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Full reference: A. Brayard and H. Bucher. 2008. Smithian (Early Triassic) ammonoid faunas from northwestern Guangxi (South China): taxonomy and biochronology. Fossils and Strata 55:1-179

Parent taxon: Proptychitidae according to Y. Shigeta and H. D. Nguyen 2014

See also Brayard and Bucher 2008

Sister taxa: Arctomeekoceras, Bukkenites, Clypeoceras, Clypeoceratoides, Discoproptychites, Dunedinites, Evenites, Guodunites, Gyronites, Gyrophiceras hubeiense, Gyrophiceras orientale, Heibergites, Hubeitoceras, Koninckites, Koninckitoides, Koninickites, Kummelia, Monneticeras, Nanningites, Pachyproptychites, Paraspidites, Pleurogyronites, Prionolobus, Proptychites, Proptychitinae, Pseudaspidites, Pseudoproptychites, Tompoproptychites, Tulongites, Wailiceras, Xiaoqiaoceras

Subtaxa: Leyeceras rothi

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Type: Leyeceras rothi

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (5 collections), Oman (3), Vietnam (5)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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