Psiloceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Psiloceratidae

Synonyms: Paraphylloceras Salfeld 1919, Primapsiloceras Repin 1981, Psiloceras (Paraphylloceras) Salfeld 1919, Psilonoticeras Quenstedt 1883 [objective synonym], Transipsiloceras Guex 1980

Parent taxon: Psiloceratinae according to A. Hillebrandt and K. Kment 2015

See also Howarth 2013, Longridge et al. 2007, Sepkoski 2002, Wiedmann 1970 and Yin et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Badouxia, Caloceras, Franziceras, Laqueoceras, Murihikuites, Neophyllites, Psilophyllites, Sunrisites

Subtaxa: Psiloceras angulocostatum Psiloceras calliphylloides Psiloceras calliphyllum Psiloceras pacificum Psiloceras planorbis Psiloceras plicatulum Psiloceras polymorphum Psiloceras strongolum Psiloceras tibeticum Psiloceras tilmanni Transipsiloceras transiens

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Type: Ammonites planorbis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Jurassic of Argentina (3 collections), Austria (8), Canada (12: British Columbia, Yukon), China (5), France (4), Germany (1), New Zealand (3), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (9), United States (14: Nevada)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Hungary (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 63 collections including 77 occurrences

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