Crioceratites Leveillé 1837 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Crioceratitidae

Synonyms: Crioceras d'Orbigny 1842, Crioceratites (Crioceras) d'Orbigny 1842, Toxoceras D'Orbigny 1842

Parent taxon: Crioceratitidae according to J. Klein et al. 2007

See also Avram and Gradinaru 1993, Förster 1975, Imlay 1960, Kakabadze and Hoedemaeker 1997, Klinger and Kennedy 1992, Reboulet 1996, Sepkoski 2002, Vasicek 2006 and Wright et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Acantholytoceras, Balearites, Binelliceras, Diamanticeras, Menuthiocrioceras, Paracostidiscus, Pseudothurmannia, Sornayites, Spathicrioceras, Spinocrioceras, Subaspinoceras, Theodorites

Subtaxa: Crioceras (Acanthodiscus) Crioceras dilatatum Crioceras munieri Crioceras obliquatum Crioceras simplex Crioceratites (Crioceratites) Crioceratites (Emericiceras) Crioceratites andersoni Crioceratites barrabei Crioceratites bituberculatus Crioceratites coniferus Crioceratites duvalii Crioceratites emerici Crioceratites heterocostatus Crioceratites krenkeli Crioceratites latus Crioceratites leivaensis Crioceratites loryi Crioceratites panescorsii Crioceratites portarum Crioceratites primitivus Crioceratites tehamaensis Crioceratites tener Crioceratites yollabollium

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (3), Austria (1), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), Chile (4), Colombia (4), the Czech Republic (2), Egypt (2), France (81), Georgia (1), Germany (2), Hungary (13), Italy (16), Japan (1), Morocco (9), Mozambique (1), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Slovakia (10), South Africa (6), Spain (28), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1), United States (7: California, Oregon), Yemen (1)

Total: 200 collections including 284 occurrences

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