Puneet Varma

Crioceratites

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Cephalopoda
Order  Ammonitida
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Mollusca
Subclass  Ammonoidea
Superfamily  Ancylocerataceae
Crioceratites Crioceratites curnieri
Similar  Ammonites, Ancyloceratina, Olcostephanus, Pseudothurmannia, Emericiceras

Crioceratites is an ammonite genus from the Early Cretaceous belonging to the Ancylocerataceae.

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Crioceratites was formerly included in the Ancyloceratidae, in the subfamily Crioceratinae which was subsequently elevated in rank to the family Crioceratidae. Crioceras and Toxoceras d'Orbigny and possibly Emericiceras Sarka 1954 are junior synonyms.

Crioceratites Steinkernde Die FossilienCommunity Fossils on Majorca the

Species

Species within the genus Crioceratites include:

Description

Crioceratites Crioceratites duvali

Crioceritites is coiled in an open, normally equiangular spiral with an oval or subquadrate whorl section. The surface is banded by fine, dense, rounded ribbing sectioned by periodically spaced thick and often spinose ribs.

Distribution

Crioceratites genre Crioceratites

Crioceratities fossils have been found in Lower Cretaceous Hauterevian-Barremanian, sediments in Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and South America.

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Crioceratites Crioceratites loryi M
Crioceratites FileCrioceratites emerici MHNTPAL2004024jpg Wikimedia Commons
Crioceratites CRIOCERATITES majoricensis jsdammonites
Crioceratites Crioceratites loryi M

References

Crioceratites Wikipedia


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