Prolyelliceras prorsocurvatum Gerhardt 1897 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Prolyelliceratidae

Alternative combinations: Acanthoceras prorsocurvatum, Ralphimlayites prorsocurvatum

Synonym: Prolyelliceras peruvianum Spath 1930

Full reference: K. Gerhardt. 1897. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Kreideformation in Columbien. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Beilage Band 11:118-208

Belongs to Prolyelliceras according to J.-L. Latil et al. 2009

See also Benavides-Caceres 1956, Etayo Serna 1979, Gerhardt 1897 and Kennedy and Klinger 2008

Sister taxa: Prolyelliceras alternatum, Prolyelliceras apuloense, Prolyelliceras carvajalorum, Prolyelliceras gevreyi, Prolyelliceras isaaclei, Prolyelliceras lobatum, Prolyelliceras mathewsi, Prolyelliceras pseudolyelliforme, Prolyelliceras ulrichi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 62.5


• Cretaceous of Colombia (2 collections), Mexico (1), Peru (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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