Tropidoceras mediterraneum Gemmellaro 1884 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

Alternative combination: Harpoceras mediterranea

Synonym: Harpoceras galatense Gemmellaro 1884

Belongs to Tropidoceras according to A. Hillebrandt 2006

See also Alkaya and Meister 1995, Braga and Rivas 1985, Bremer 1965 and Rak├║s and Guex 2002

Sister taxa: Tropidoceras actaeon, Tropidoceras atuelense, Tropidoceras calliplocoides, Tropidoceras calliplocum, Tropidoceras demonense, Tropidoceras ellipticum, Tropidoceras erythraeum, Tropidoceras flandrini, Tropidoceras frischmanni, Tropidoceras futtereri, Tropidoceras hamulatum, Tropidoceras heterogeneum, Tropidoceras masseanum, Tropidoceras rotundum, Tropidoceras rursicosta, Tropidoceras semilaevis, Tropidoceras stahli, Tropidoceras stahliforme, Tropidoceras zitteli

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 77.3

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (1 collection), Spain (2), Tunisia (1), Turkey (5)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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