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Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini

Cephalopoda - Cardioceratidae

Taxonomy
Cardioceras kitchini was named by Salfeld (1915). Its type specimen is BMNH 13312, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini by Mesezhnikov (1984).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Cardioceras kitchini Salfeld p. 189 figs. Pl 19, figs 8-17; pl 20, figs 15,16
1925Amoebites acanthophorus Buckman figs. Pl 501, figs 1-3
1935Amoeboceras (Amoebites) irregulare Spath p. 32 figs. Pl 1, fig 1
1984Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini Mesezhnikov p. 89 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2; pl 3, fig 6; text-fig 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyStephanoceratoidea(Newmayr 1875)
familyCardioceratidaeSiemiradzki 1891
subfamilyCardioceratinaeSiemiradzki 1891
genusAmoeboceras
subgenusAmoebites
specieskitchini(Salfeld 1915)

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height221.511.639.925.820.0
shell diameter253.227.0105.066.055.2
shell inflation215.27.3031.519.417.1

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 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Late/Upper Kimmeridgian or 155.70000 to 150.80000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Russian Federation (Siberia) Amoeboceras kitchini (58774 58775)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Russian Federation Amoebites kitchini (190891 190892) Amoeboceras kitchini (58837 58840)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Amoeboceras kitchini (163997)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Amoeboceras kitchini (164301)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Russian Federation (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug) Amoeboceras kitchini (58779 58780)