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Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae

Paraconlinoceras was named by Kennedy and Cobban (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno-m Sepkoski's reference number: 901]. Its type is Eucalycoceras leonense.

It was assigned to Acanthoceratinae by Kennedy and Cobban (1990) and Wright et al. (1996); and to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Paraconlinoceras Kennedy and Cobban p. 114
1996Paraconlinoceras Wright et al. p. 158
2002Paraconlinoceras Sepkoski

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyAcanthoceratoidea(de Grossouvre 1894)
familyAcanthoceratidaeGrossouvre 1894
subfamilyAcanthoceratinaede Groussouvre 1894

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. †Paraconlinoceras Kennedy and Cobban 1990
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W.J. Kennedy and W.A. Cobban 1990Moderately small ammonites with narrow, high ribs that cross the venter; acanthoceratine nuclei bearing long and short ribs with umbilical bullae, conical inner ventrolateral and nodate to clavate outer ventrolateral and siphonal tubercles; inner ventrolaterals decline in middle growth, all tubercles except umbilical ones lost on later parts of body chamber where venter rounds; umbilical bullae decline and disappear at adult aperture.
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:27:03
Modified: 2009-10-08 14:14:55
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2003

Age range: Middle Cenomanian or 99.60000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (New Mexico) P. leonense (178841)