Tropidoceras heterogeneum Meister et al. 2011 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

Full reference: C. Meister, J. L. Dommergues, C. Dommergues, N. Lachkar, and K. El Hariri. 2011. Les ammonites du Pliensbachien du jebel Bou Rharraf (Haut Atlas oriental, Maroc). Geobios 44:117.e1-117.e60

Belongs to Tropidoceras according to C. Meister et al. 2011

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 masseanum, Tropidoceras mediterraneum, Tropidoceras rotundum, Tropidoceras rursicosta, Tropidoceras semilaevis, Tropidoceras stahli, Tropidoceras stahliforme, Tropidoceras zitteli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Calik section, bed 54, which is in an Ibex carbonate lime mudstone in Turkey

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 59.0

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Morocco (2 collections), Turkey (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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