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Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae

Ammonites inflatus was named by Sowerby (1818). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Schloenbachia inflata by Szajnocha (1885), Choffat (1888), Meunier (1888), Choffat (1905) and Boule et al. (1907); it was recombined as Mortoniceras (Pervinquieria) inflatum by Spath (1932); it was recombined as Pervinquieria inflata by Haas (1942) and Besairie and Collignon (1972); it was recombined as Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum by Amédro et al. (2004), Szives (2007), Mosavinia et al. (2007), Kennedy and Latil (2007) and El Qot (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1818Ammonites inflatus Sowerby
1885Schloenbachia inflata Szajnocha p. 232 figs. Pl 1, fig 1; pl 2, figs 1-3
1888Schloenbachia inflata Choffat p. 62 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2
1888Schloenbachia inflata Meunier p. 61
1905Schloenbachia inflata Choffat p. 35 figs. Pl 4, figs 1,2
1907Schloenbachia inflata Boule et al. p. 41
1932Mortoniceras (Pervinquieria) inflatum Spath
1932Mortoniceras (Pervinquieria) commune Spath p. 397 figs. pl. 40, fig. 6; text-fig. 134
1942Pervinquieria inflata Haas p. 68 figs. Pl 10, fig 4
1972Pervinquieria inflata Besairie and Collignon
2004Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum Amédro et al.
2007Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum Kennedy and Latil
2007Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum Mosavinia et al. p. 85 figs. 4A,B, 5A,B, 7C,D
2007Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum Szives p. 102 figs. Pl 24, fig 15
2018Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum El Qot p. 160 figs. 11A,E, 12F

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyAcanthoceratoidea(de Grossouvre 1894)
subfamilyMortoniceratinaeDouvillé 1912
genusMortonicerasMeek 1876
subgenusMortonicerasMeek 1876

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.

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Invalid names: Mortoniceras (Pervinquieria) commune Spath 1932 [synonym]
No diagnoses are available
shell height366.853.
shell diameter3221.9165.0288.0230.061.5
shell inflation3109.672.0144.0127.037.6

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 2004, Kiessling 2003

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Albian to the top of the Early/Lower Cenomanian or 105.30000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (19 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Albian113.0 - 100.5Madagascar Pervinquieria inflata (98264)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (California) Pervinquieria inflata (83771)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Angola Pervinquieria inflata (83840) Schloenbachia inflata (210851 210890) Subschloenbachia aequatorialis (210730 210731 210811 210841)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Mexico (Durango) Schloenbachia inflata (87610)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Egypt Mortoniceras inflatum (191706 191715)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Iran Mortoniceras inflatum (174598)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Madagascar (Mahajanga) Pervinquieria inflata (98220)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6France Mortoniceras inflatum (58122 58125 58527)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Madagascar Pervinquieria inflata (98265)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Mexico (Zacatecas) Schloenbachia inflata (87607)