Neoptychites cephalotus Courtiller 1860

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Vascoceratidae

Alternative combination: Ammonites cephalotus

Synonyms: Ammonites telinga Stolickza 1865, Ammonites xetra Stoliczka 1865, Neoptychites crassus Solger 1904, Neoptychites gourguechoni Pervinquiere 1907, Neoptychites telinga Stolickza 1865, Neoptychites telingaeformis Solger 1904, Neoptychites transitorius Renz 1982, Neoptychites xetriformis Pervinquiére 1907, Pachydiscus africanus Peron 1889, Pulchellia perovalis von Koenen 1897

Belongs to Neoptychites according to M. Benzaggagh et al. 2017

See also Aly et al. 2008, Amédro and Hancock 1985, Ayoub-Hannaa and Fürsich 2012, Barroso-Barcenilla and Goy 2009, Chancellor 1982, Chancellor et al. 1994, Cobban and Hook 1983, Kennedy and Cobban 1988, Kennedy et al. 2008, Kennedy and Gale 2016, Kennedy and Wright 1979, Kennedy et al. 1987, Meister 1989, Meister et al. 1994, Powell 1963, Renz 1982, Summesberger 1992 and Zaborski 1987

Sister taxa: Neoptychites (Neoptychites), Neoptychites hottingeri

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 96.8

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Brazil (6), Egypt (2), France (4), India (1), Jordan (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), Niger (1), Nigeria (3), Spain (4), Tunisia (11), United States (4: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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