Metophioceras rotticus Rothpletz 1892 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Arietitidae

Alternative combination: Arietites rotticus

Full reference: A. Rothpletz. 1892. Die Perm-, Trias- und Jura-Formation auf Timor und Rotti im Indischen Archipel. Palaeontographica 39:57-106

Belongs to Metophioceras according to Guerin-Franiatte 1966

See also Rothpletz 1892

Sister taxa: Vermiceras (Gyrophioceras), Vermiceras (Paracaloceras), Vermiceras (Vermiceras), Vermiceras densicostatum, Vermiceras spiratissimum, Metophioceras conybeari, Metophioceras rotarium, Metophioceras gracile, Metophioceras bonnardii, Metophioceras galaczi, Metophioceras janus, Metophioceras trigonatum, Protocymbites azzouzi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Batu Baraketak mud volcano, Rotti Island (Jurassic of Indonesia)

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