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Cardioceras

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subclass  Ammonoidea
Superfamily  Stephanocerataceae
Rank  Genus
Class  Cephalopoda
Order  Ammonitida
Family  Cardioceratidae
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Similar  Quenstedtoceras, Euaspidoceras, Perisphinctes, Peltoceras, Cadoceras

Cardioceras is an extinct ammonite genus belonging to the family Cardioceratidae.

Contents

These fast-moving nektonic carnivores lived during the Jurassic period, Oxfordian age.

Description

Cardioceras Genus Cardioceras

Shells of Cardioceras species can reach a diameter of 20–25 millimetres (0.79–0.98 in). The shape is circular, with ribs and a prominent ridge along the dorsal edge.

Distribution

Cardioceras Ammonites family Cardioceratidae

Fossils of species within this genus have been found in the Jurassic of France, Germany, Poland, Russia and United Kingdom.


Cardioceras Genus Cardioceras
Cardioceras

References

Cardioceras Wikipedia


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