Ammodiscus Reuss 1862 (foram)

Textulariina - Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae

Parent taxon: Ammodiscidae according to T. Neagu and P. Cirnaru 2004

See also Loeblich and Tappan 1988, Morlotti 1988 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ammodiscinae, Ammovertellinae, Ammovertellininae, Ammovolummininae, Gandinella, Glomospirella, Miliammina, Serpulopsis, Tolypammininae, Usbekistaniinae

Subtaxa: Ammodiscus anceps Ammodiscus auricula Ammodiscus centrifugus Ammodiscus fusiformis Ammodiscus incertus Ammodiscus jurassicus Ammodiscus milioloides Ammodiscus parapriscus Ammodiscus pusillus Ammodiscus robertsoni

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (1 collection), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Italy (1), Norway (1)

• Eocene of Spain (5), the United Kingdom (10)

• Paleocene of Spain (2)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Austria (1), Canada (2: Alberta, British Columbia), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Poland (7), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (6), South Africa (3), Tanzania (4), USSR (8), Ukraine (5), the United Kingdom (5)

• Jurassic of Austria (6), Germany (15), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (2), USSR (2)

• Triassic of Austria (2), China (12), Greenland (1), Hungary (2), Italy (19), New Zealand (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (10), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Permian to Triassic of India (1)

• Permian of Australia (21), Bolivia (1), China (7), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), India (2), Iran (11), Italy (2), Lithuania (4), the Russian Federation (5), the United Kingdom (6)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Desmoinesian of United States (20: Oklahoma)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Montana)

• Carboniferous of Austria (1), Egypt (3), Greenland (1), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (10: Indiana, Kansas)

• Devonian of United States (1: Montana), Vietnam (1)

• Cambrian of Senegal (1)

Total: 265 collections including 307 occurrences

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