Hoplitoides sandovalensis Cobban and Hook 1980 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Coilopoceratidae

Full reference: W. A. Cobban and S. C. Hook. 1980. The Upper Cretaceous (Turonian) ammonite family Coilopoceratidae Hyatt in the Western Interior of the United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1192:1-28

Belongs to Hoplitoides according to W. A. Cobban and S. C. Hook 1980

Sister taxa: Hoplitoides gibbosulus, Hoplitoides ingens, Hoplitoides koeneni, Hoplitoides latefundatus, Hoplitoides latesellatus, Hoplitoides mirabilis, Hoplitoides wohltmanni

Type specimen: USNM 275877, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Mesozoic 15947, Agua Salada Grant, which is in a Turonian marine shale in the Mancos Shale Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (10: New Mexico collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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