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Uptonia

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

Taxonomy
Uptonia was named by Buckman (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: J Plie-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); to Polymorphitidae by Donovan and Surlyk (2003) and Meister and Friebe (2003); and to Polymorphitinae by Bremer (1965), Frebold (1970), Thomson and Smith (1992) and Howarth (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Uptonia Buckman
1965Uptonia Bremer
1970Uptonia Frebold
1992Uptonia Thomson and Smith p. 15
2002Uptonia Sepkoski
2003Uptonia Donovan and Surlyk
2003Uptonia Meister and Friebe
2013Uptonia Howarth p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea()
orderAmmonitida
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyEoderoceratoidea(Spath 1929)
familyPolymorphitidae
subfamilyPolymorphitinae
genusUptoniaBuckman 1898

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. †Uptonia Buckman 1898
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Uptonia angusta Quenstedt 1849
Uptonia bronni Roemer 1836
Uptonia costosa Quenstedt 1885
Uptonia dayiceroides Mouterde 1951
Uptonia ignota Simpson 1855
Uptonia inaequicosta Geczy 1976
Uptonia involuta Meister 1986
Uptonia jamesoni Sowerby 1827
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Invalid names: Ammonites vernosae Zittel 1869 [synonym]
Uptonia lata Parkinson 1811
Uptonia regnardi d'Orbigny 1844
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Environment: marinec
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 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Pliensbachian to the top of the Jamesoni or 190.80000 to 183.00000 Ma

Collections (131 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sinemurian - Early/Lower Pliensbachian199.3 - 183.0Austria U. jamesoni (218907) U. sp., U. jamesoni (218908)
Sinemurian - Pliensbachian199.3 - 182.7Austria U. jamesoni (218929)
Late/Upper Sinemurian196.5 - 189.6Chile (Huasco) U. sp. (223372)
Late/Upper Sinemurian - Early/Lower Pliensbachian196.5 - 183.0Turkey U. jamesoni, U. regnardi, U. angusta, U. ignota (218660)
Late/Upper Sinemurian - Late/Upper Pliensbachian196.5 - 183.0Austria U. jamesoni (218910) U. jamesoni, U. bronni (218932) U. sp. (218911)
Late/Upper Sinemurian - Late/Upper Pliensbachian196.5 - 183.0France U. sp. (205746 205747)
Obtusum - Margaritatus196.5 - 183.0Austria U. jamesoni (218909)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Chile (Copiapó) U. sp. (223654)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Romania U. sp. (221056)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Argentina (Mendoza) U. sp. (33741)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Greenland Ammonitida indet. (161208) U. jamesoni (161975) U. sp. (161980 162282)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Chile (Chañaral) U. sp. (223806)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Turkey U. jamesoni, U. angusta (218657) U. jamesoni, U. angusta, U. costosa (218658)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Canada (British Columbia) U. sp. (53446)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Indonesia (Timor) U. jamesoni (205682)
Pliensbachian - Early/Lower Toarcian190.8 - 182.0Russian Federation U. sp. (129766)
Pliensbachian - Toarcian190.8 - 174.1Chile (Copiapó) U. sp. (223655)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Slovakia U. jamesoni (218337)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Canada (British Columbia) U. dayiceratoides (53396 53400) U. dayiceroides (90960) U. sp. (55543 55544)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Denmark (Bornholm) U. sp. (219923)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom (Gloucestershire) U. obsoleta (204128) U. sp. (204127)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Germany (Niedersachsen) U. sp. (126923)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Ukraine (Transcarpathian) U. jamesoni (197006)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0France (Centre-Val de Loire) Ammonites regnardi (234368) U. sp., U. jamesoni (234369)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom (Yorkshire) U. jamesoni (219471)
Ibex189.6 - 183.0Canada (British Columbia) U. sp. (53119 53186)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0Greenland U. aff. jamesoni (162111) U. jamesoni (161976 161977 161979 162071 162072 162271 162272 162274 162275 162278 162280)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0France Polymorphites bronni (147715 147758 147762 147764 147936 148170 148190) U. jamesoni (146494 147713 147717 147752 147754 147755 147756 147757 147760 147761 147763 147940 147942 147943 147944 147945 147967 147996 148085 148087 148095 148097 148110 148169 148172) U. jamesoni, Polymorphites bronni (146492 146493 146495 147714 147716 147718 147753 147759 147938 147939 147941 147946 147966 147995 148111 148127 148168 148171 148194 148206) U. jamesoni, Polymorphites bronni, U. regnardi (147994) U. jamesoni, U. involuta (148109) U. jamesoni, U. regnardi (148086) U. sp. (146496 147751 147790 148096)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom (Dorset) U. bronni (159187) U. jamesoni (159189) U. jamesoni, U. bronni (159188) U. reynardi, U. sp., U. bronni (159797) U. sp. (159796)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0Turkey U. lata (147327)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom U. jamesoni, U. angusta (218407)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0Hungary U. jamesoni (78878 80142 108314)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom (England) U. jamesoni (123530)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0Austria U. jamesoni (194501)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0Spain (Aragon) U. jamesoni (98403) U. regnardi (146705) U. sp. (146704)
Jamesoni - Ibex189.6 - 183.0France U. jamesoni (148193) U. jamesoni, Polymorphites bronni (147965 148189)
Late/Upper Pliensbachian - Early/Lower Toarcian189.6 - 182.0Chile (Huasco) U. sp. (223366)