Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini Salfeld 1915 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae

Alternative combination: Cardioceras kitchini

Synonyms: Amoebites acanthophorus Buckman 1925, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) irregulare Spath 1935

Belongs to Amoeboceras (Amoebites) according to M. S. Mesezhnikov 1984

Sister taxa: Amoeboceras (Amoebites) alticarinatum, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) dubium, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) elegans, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) mesezhnikovi, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) pinguiforme, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) postacanthophorum, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) pulchrum, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) salfeldi, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) spathi, Amoeboceras (Amoebites) subkitchini

Type specimens:

  • Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini: BMNH 13312, a shell
  • Amoebites acanthophorus:
  • Amoeboceras (Amoebites) irregulare:

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 53.2

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the Russian Federation (10 collections)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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