Neophlycticeras (Neophlycticeras) brottianum d'Orbigny 1841 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae

Alternative combinations: Ammonites brottianus, Neophlycticeras brottianum

Synonyms: Budaiceras madagascariense Besairie 1936, Budaiceras spathi Besairie 1936, Neophlycticeras (Eotropitoides) destombesi Amedro 1976, Neophlycticeras boloniense Destombes 1969, Neophlycticeras brottianum gibbosa Spath 1931, Neophlycticeras gibbosum Spath 1931, Neophlycticeras jayeti Breistroffer 1936

Full reference: A. d'Orbigny. 1841. Paléontologie française: Terrains crétacés. 1. Céphalopodes. Masson, Paris 121-430

Belongs to Neophlycticeras (Neophlycticeras) according to L. G. Bulot et al. 2005

See also Amedro 1976, Kennedy et al. 1998, Kennedy and Delamette 1994 and Kennedy and Delamette 1994

Sister taxa: Neophlycticeras (Neophlycticeras) fascicostatum, Neophlycticeras (Neophlycticeras) rhodanense, Neophlycticeras (Neophlycticeras) texanum, Stoliczkaia (Faraudiella) roemeri, Stoliczkaia (Faraudiella) borachoensis, Stoliczkaia (Faraudiella) archerae, Stoliczkaia (Faraudiella) francisocensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 43.7

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (7 collections), Madagascar (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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