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Ptychoceras d'Orbigny 1842 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Ptychoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15554

Alternative spellings: Hamites (Ptychoceras), Hemiptychoceras (Ptychoceras)

Parent taxon: Ptychoceratidae according to J. Klein et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Hamites (Ptychoceras) solanoense, Ptychoceras (Diptychoceras), Ptychoceras emericanum, Ptychoceras fauncei, Ptychoceras laeve, Ptychoceras poni, Ptychoceras puzosianum, Ptychoceras quadratus

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Type: Ptychoceras emericanum

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore