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Ammonoidea (ammonite)

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Subtaxa
Abichia, Acuticostites, Agoniatitida (syn. Anarcestida), Aleteceratidae, Almohadites, Ammonitida, Ampthillia, Anacleoniceras, Anavirgatites, Anclyoceras, Andersonites, Andesites, Ankobites, Apsorroceras, Argentiniceras, Asapholytoceras, Aspidostephanus, Aspinoceras, Astiericeras, Astieridiscus, Aulasimoceras, Balticeras, Benacoceras, Berbericeras, Berrosiceras, Betyokites, Beudantiella, Bihenduloceras, Billcobbanoceras, Binatisphinctes, Binneyites, Biplices, Blanforidceras, Bochianitoidea, Borealites, Bostrychoceras, Bunburyiceras, Californiceras, Calliptychoceras, Carstenia, Caspianites, Ceratitida, Ceratitina, Chetaites, Chigaroceras, Christophoceras, Cicatrites, Clambites, Cloioceras, Clymeniida, Coloradoscaphites, Constileioceras, Cordubiceras, Cottreauites, Couloniceras, Cowtoniceras, Craspedodiscus, Crassiplanulites, Cruasiceras, Crussoliceras, Cutchisphinctes, Cuyaniceras, Damesiceras, Desmoscaphites, Desmosphinctes, Dickersonia, Diodochoceras, Diplasioceras, Dipoloceratidae, Dirrymoceras, Discosphinctoides, Divisosphinctes, Djurjuriceras, Eboroceras, Egrabensiceras, Endemoceras, Eocephalites, Eodesmoceras, Eohecticoceras, Eoheteroceras, Eosphinctoceras, Epancyloceras, Epaspidoceras, Epicephalites, Epiglyptoxoceras, Epigonites, Epimayites, Erdenella, Espaniceras, Eubranoceras, Euhyphantoceras, Farbesiceras, Fikaites, Flabellisphinctes, Flexispinites, Forbescieras, Fournierella, Frenguelliceras, Galbanites, Garnierisphinctes, Gazdaganites, Georgioceras, Gephyroceras, Gerhardtia, Glabrophysodoceras, Glaucolithites, Glottoptychinites, Glyptoceras, Gomimonomeroceras, Goniatites crebriseptum, Goniatitida, Gymnoplites, Hannaites, Haploscaphites, Haresiceras, Hectioceras, Heinzia, Himispiticeras, Holcostephanus, Homolsomites, Hoplikosmokas, Ilowaiskya, Indosphinctes, Involuticeras, Isterites, Janenschites, Jeanneticeras, Jeanthieuolyites, Jimenites, Kachpurites, Karamaiceras, Karamaites, Karaschiceras, Kashpurites, Katrolites, Kerberites, Klematosphinctes, Kurnubiella, Langdaiceras, Lenticeratidae (syn. Eulophoceratidae), Limaites, Liosphinctes, Lissonia, Lithancylus, Lomonossovella, Lupherites, Lytoceratida, Lytocerida, Lytocrioceras, Lytogyroceras, Mancosiceras, Manoloviceras, Mathoceratites, Medlicottiida, Megasphaeroceras, Megatyloceras, Metagravesia, Metahamites, Metahoplites, Metapatoceras, Michalskia, Moutoniceras, Nannostephanus, Neobibolites, Neoepigoniceras, Neoglytoxoceras, Neomantelliceras, Neomorphoceras, Neopuzosia, Neoselwynoceras, Neotollia, Neoturrilites, Neposiella, Neuqueniceras, Nipponites, Nodiocoeloceras, Nodosohoplites, Nothostephanus, Notoceras, Odoghertyceras, Odontoceras, Odontodiscoceras, Organoceras, Orthaspidoceras, Osperlioceras, Padagrosites, Padragosiceras, Palnerostephanus, Paltaopites, Paraberriasella, Parabevalites, Paracuariceras, Paradicidia, Paranclyoceras, Paraspiticeras, Parastieria, Paravirgatites, Pascoeites, Paskentites, Petrolytoceras, Phlyseogrammocera, Phylloceratida, Phylloceratitida, Phyllocerida, Physeogrammoceras, Platylenticeras, Plesiacanthoides, Plesiohamites, Plictetia, Poculisphinctes, Poecilomorphus, Pomerania, Praeglyphiocerida, Praemanambolites, Praetollia, Procraspedites, Progalbanites, Progeronia, Prohelicoceras, Prolecanitida, Promantelliceras, Propectinatites, Properisphinctes, Proplanulites, Proplanulitidae, Prososphinctoides, Protanclyoceras, Protancyloceratoidea, Protothurmannia, Proturrilitoides, Pseudacompsoceras, Pseudarisphinctes, Pseudinvoluticeras, Pseudoaganides, Pseudoclambites, Pseudoclydoniceras, Pseudofavrella, Pseudokatroliceras, Pseudoleymeriella, Pseudoperisphinctes, Pseudoplacenticeras, Pseudosimoceras, Pseudovirgatites, Pseudowaagenia, Psiloceratida, Psilohamites, Pteroscaphites, Ptychoceratoidea, Pulchellia, Puzosigella, Raimondiceras, Rhampidoceras, Riasanites, Rossalites, Ryugasella, Saltericeras, Sarmatisphinctes, Scaphamites, Shastoceras, Simaspidoceras, Simosphinctes, Simotoichites, Sohlites, Somaliceras, Somalites, Sornayceras, Speetoniceras, Subbarroisiceras, Subnebrodites, Subneumayria, Suboosterella, Subptychoceras, Subthurmannia, Subtissotia, Sulcohoplites, Telodactylus, Thraxites, Titanites, Tobolia, Tolvericeras, Tolypeceras, Tongoboroceras, Tonoceras, Tornoceras edwinhalli, Tornocerida, Toulisphinctes, Tovebirkelundites, Triagolytoceras, Triozites, Trochleiceras, Trolliceras, Tropitoidea, Tropitoides, Turrilitoides, Tyrannites, Uhligia, Umiates, Veveysiceras, Virgataxioceras, Virgatospinctoides, Weavericeras, Wellsia, Wheatleyites, Wichmanniceras, Yokoyamaceras, Zaraiskites, Zealandites, Zurcherella
Sister taxa
Bochianitoidea, Protancyloceratoidea, Ptychoceratoidea, Tropitoidea

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Goniatites crebriseptum Barrande figs. Pl 7, figs 1,2
1884Ammonoidea Zittel
1898Tornoceras edwinhalli Clarke p. 111 fig. 85
1914Gomimonomeroceras Sobolew
1927Ammonoidea Smith
1957Ammonoidea Arkell et al. p. 7
1984Ammonoidea Klinger and Kennedy p. 130
1989Ammonoidea Klinger and Kennedy p. 266
1990Ammonoidea Kennedy and Klinger p. 233
1992Ammonoidea Klinger and Kennedy p. 73
1993Ammonoidea Klinger and Kennedy p. 186
1996Ammonoidea Wright et al. p. 1
1997Ammonoidea Cecca p. 327
2002Tornoceras edwinhalli Korn and Klug p. 155
2002Ammonoidea Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ammonoidea Kiessling
2006Ammonoidea Shevyrev
2007Ammonoidea Landman et al. p. 57
2007Ammonoidea Sarih et al. p. 94
2009Ammonoidea Furnish et al.
2016Ammonoidea Lehmann et al. p. 440
2016Ammonoidea Wild and Stilwell p. 975
2018Ammonoidea Lukeneder and Lukeneder
2019Ammonoidea Krystyn et al. p. 239

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)

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
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 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Emsian to the top of the Early/Lower Paleocene or 407.60000 to 61.70000 Ma

Collections (25228 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paleozoic541.0 - 252.17USA (Alaska) Ammonoidea indet. (112511)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3Czech Republic (Barrandia) Goniatitida indet., Sellanarcestes solus, Anarcestes simulans, Gyroceratites gracilis, Mimagoniatites bohemicus, Amoenophyllites amoenus, Agoniatites tabuloides, Sellanarcestes perfectus, Paranarcestes pictus, Praewerneroceras suchomastense, Werneroceras crispum (12183)
Devonian - Eifelian419.2 - 387.7Czech Republic Goniatitida indet. (10470)
Early/Lower Devonian - Eifelian419.2 - 387.7Czech Republic Anarcestes plebeius, Foordites veniens, Anarcestes simulans, Agoniatites tabuloides (12149) Anarcestes plebius, Goniatitida indet., Goniatites crebriseptus, Sellanarcestes certus, Anarcestes lateseptatus, Anarcestes plebeius, Foordites veniens, Sellanarcestes neglectus, Sellanarcestes crassior, Anarcestes simulans, Anarcestes latissimus, Gyroceratites gracilis, Amoenophyllites amoenus, Agoniatites praeceps, Agoniatites tabuloides, Sellanarcestes cognatus, Sellanarcestes perfectus, Anarcestes applanatus, Anarcestes densistriatus, Werneroceras hanusi, Werneroceras crispum (12148)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9USA (Alaska) Agoniatites sp. (114978)
Pragian - Emsian410.8 - 393.3Turkey (Istanbul) Convoluticeras buluti, Anetoceras solitarium (32470)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Germany Chebbites sp., Mimagoniatites fecundus, Gyroceratites heinricherbeni, Ivoites opitzi, Mimosphinctes tripartitus (163369) Ivoites schindewolfi, Ivoites opitzi, Erbenoceras solitarium (163370) Ivoites schindewolfi, Ivoites opitzi, Ivoites hunsrueckianus, Erbenoceras solitarium (163366) Mimagoniatites falcistria, Teicherticeras primigenitum, Anetoceras arduennense (26904) Mimagoniatites fecundus, Ivoites opitzi, Ivoites hunsrueckianus (163367) Teicherticeras sp., Ivoites sp. (163368) Teicherticeras teicherti (182837)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5USA (Alaska) Ammonoidea indet. (49107)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Czech Republic Anetoceras hunsrueckianum (172645 172648) Anetoceras solitarium (172631 172632 172633 172635 172636) Goniatites fecundus, Goniatites lituus, Celaeceras praematurum (172650) Goniatites fecundus, Goniatites solitarius, Teicherticeras imago, Goniatites praematurus (172630) Goniatites solitarius (172629) Gyroceras circulare (173000) Gyroceras tenue (172649) Gyroceratites laevis (172996) Mimagoniatites fecundus (172660 172661 172662) Mimagoniatites fecundus, Anetoceras solitarium (172634) Mimagoniatites zlichovensis, Mimagoniatites fecundus, Anetoceras hunsrueckianum, Gyroceratites laevis, Teicherticeras discordans (12147) Mimosphinctes zlichovensis, Anetoceras hunsrueckianum (172647) Mimosphinctes zlichovensis, Gyroceratites laevis, Anetoceras hunsrueckianum (172646) Palaeogoniatites lituus (172651 172652) Teicherticeras senior, Anetoceras oriens (172637)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Russian Federation (Arkhangel'skaya Oblast') Anetoceras sp., Erbenoceras sp. A, Erbenoceras sp. B (40704) Convoluticeras sp., Gracilites svetlanae (40703)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Turkey Ammonoidea indet. (200056)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Carolina) Baculites sp., Sphenodiscus sp. (4346) Sphenodiscus sp. (4342 4352 4361) Sphenodiscus sp., Baculites columna (4344 4351)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Hoploscaphites nicolletii (178556)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Argentina (La Pampa) Baculites sp. (5167)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Baculites sp., Discoscaphites conradi (4374) Baculites sp., Discoscaphites iris, Sphenodiscus sp. (4371) Baculites sp., Discoscaphites sp., Sphenodiscus sp., Discoscaphites conradi (4367) Baculites sp., Sphenodiscus sp., Baculites carinatus, Discoscaphites conradi (4375) Baculites sp., Sphenodiscus sp., Discoscaphites conradi (4364 4368 4376) Baculites sp., Sphenodiscus sp., Sphenodiscus lobatus (4366) Baculites vertebralis, Sphenodiscus lobatus, Eubaculites latecarinatus, Jeletzkytes nebrascensis (82400) Baculites vertebralis, Sphenodiscus lobatus, Sphenodiscus pleurisepta, Jeletzkytes nebrascensis (82408) Discoscaphites gulosus, Jeletzkytes nebrascensis (82404) Discoscaphites iris, Sphenodiscus sp., Discoscaphites conradi (4369 4370) Jeletzkytes nebrascensis (82401 82402) Sphenodiscus lobatus (82403) Sphenodiscus lobatus, Jeletzkytes nebrascensis (82399) Sphenodiscus sp. (4365 4373) Sphenodiscus sp., Discoscaphites conradi (4372)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) Ammonoidea indet. (4420 4445 4477 4482) Ammonoidea indet., Baculites sp. (4443 4446 4465) Ammonoidea indet., Baculites sp., Discoscaphites sp. (5567) Ammonoidea indet., Diplomoceras trabeatus (4426) Ammonoidea indet., Discoscaphites sp. (4422 5565) Ammonoidea indet., Sphenodiscus pleurisepta, Discoscaphites conradi (4421) Ammonoidea indet., Sphenodiscus sp. (4458) Baculites columna (7446) Baculites sp. (4427 4433 5557 5561 5562 5563 5566 5568 5569) Baculites sp., Diplomoceras sp., Hoploscaphites sp., Scaphites sp., Sphenodiscus sp. (4435) Baculites sp., Discoscaphites sp. (4395) Baculites sp., Discoscaphites sp., Scaphites sp., Sphenodiscus sp. (5556) Baculites sp., Discoscaphites sp., Sphenodiscus sp. (5555) Baculites sp., Scaphites sp. (4444 4447) Baculites sp., Sphenodiscus sp. (4399 5554) Baculites sp., Sphenodiscus sp., Sphenodiscus tirensis, Sphenodiscus pleurisepta, Discoscaphites conradi (4431) Baculites sp., Sphenodiscus tirensis (4412 4430) Baculites tippahensis, Sphenodiscus sp. (4413) Diplomoceras sp. (4414) Discoscaphites conradi (4434 4453 4455) Discoscaphites sp. (4411 4429 4436 4491) Discoscaphites sp., Hamites sp. (4496) Discoscaphites sp., Sphenodiscus sp. (4418 4439 4523 5558) Hoploscaphites sp., Baculites carinatus, Sphenodiscus pleurisepta (4423) Pachydiscus sp. (4440) Scaphites sp. (4441 4454 4456) Scaphites yorkensis, Sphenodiscus tirensis (4495) Sphenodiscus pleurisepta (4401 4506 4520 4632) Sphenodiscus pleurisepta, Sphenodiscus lenticularis, Sphenodiscus intermedius (4536) Sphenodiscus sp. (4400 4410 4425 5560) Sphenodiscus sp., Sphenodiscus tirensis (4470) Sphenodiscus tirensis (4404 4407 4428 4476 4488 4516) Sphenodiscus tirensis, Sphenodiscus pleurisepta (4398) Sphenodiscus tirensis, Sphenodiscus sp. (4499)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Paleocene70.6 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) Pachydiscus sp., Sphenodiscus lobatus, Baculites ovatus (26819)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Turkmenistan Scaphitidae indet. (183340)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Alabama) Baculites sp. (83261)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Texas) Ammonoidea indet. (5570 5571 5573 5574 5575) Ammonoidea indet., Scaphites sp. (5572)