Prolecanites Mojsisovics 1882 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Prolecanitidae

Alternative spelling: Goniatites (Prolecanites)

Synonyms: Prolecanites (Rhipaeocanites) Ruzhentsev 1949, Rhipaeocanites Ruzhentsev 1949

Parent taxon: Prolecanitidae according to D. Korn and M. N. Sudar 2016

See also Etheridge 1894, Furnish et al. 2009, Gordon 1964, Korn 2006, Ruzhentsev and Bogoslovskaya 1971 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Dombarocanites, Prolecanitinae, Protocanitinae

Subtaxa: Prolecanites americanus Prolecanites compactus Prolecanites discoides Prolecanites dollei Prolecanites gurleyi Prolecanites hesteri Prolecanites kiaensis Prolecanites librovitchi Prolecanites louisianensis Prolecanites lyoni Prolecanites maeandricus Prolecanites mapesi Prolecanites marshallensis Prolecanites mixolobus Prolecanites mojsisovicsi Prolecanites monroensis Prolecanites perfectus Prolecanites postapplanatus Prolecanites primitivus Prolecanites serpentinus Prolecanites stevanovici

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Type: Prolecanites mojsisovicsi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Carboniferous of Australia (5 collections), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Kazakhstan (10), Morocco (8), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (10), the United Kingdom (2), United States (16: Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, Utah)

• Devonian of United States (1: Missouri)

Total: 55 collections including 56 occurrences

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