Acanthopleuroceras subarietiforme Futterer 1893 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

Alternative combination: Cycloceras subarietiforme

Belongs to Acanthopleuroceras according to M. Rak├║s and J. Guex 2002

See also Meister 1986

Sister taxa: Acanthopleuroceras arietiforme, Acanthopleuroceras carinatum, Acanthopleuroceras inflatum, Acanthopleuroceras lepidum, Acanthopleuroceras maugenesti, Acanthopleuroceras pseudonatrix, Acanthopleuroceras sutherlandbrowni, Acanthopleuroceras thomsoni, Acanthopleuroceras valdani, Acanthopleuroceras whiteavesi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Djebel Zaghouan, Mines of Djebel Staa, bed 5, which is in an Ibex open shallow subtidal limestone in the Oust Formation of Tunisia

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 18.3

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (4 collections), Tunisia (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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