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Wrightoceras Reyment 1954 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pseudotissotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 129327

Alternative spellings: Bauchioceras (Wrightoceras), Pseudotissotia (Wrightoceras)

Synonyms: Herrickiceras Cobban and Hook 1980 (no. 95302), Imlayiceras Leanza 1967 (no. 15035)

Full reference: R. A. Reyment. 1954. New Turonian (Cretaceous) ammonite genera from Nigeria. Colonial Geology and Mineral Resources 4(2):149-164

Parent taxon: Pseudotissotidae according to W. J. Kennedy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Herrickiceras costatus, Wrightoceras llarenai, Wrightoceras munieri, Wrightoceras submunieri

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Type: Bauchioceras (Wrightoceras) wallsi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore