† Lytoceratidae


Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eutriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Neotriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eucoelomata  ⇒ Superstamm: Eutrochozoa  ⇒ Stamm: Mollusca  ⇒ Klasse: Cephalopoda  ⇒ Unterklasse: Ammonoïdea  ⇒ Ordnung: Ammonitida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Ammonitina  ⇒ Überfamilie: Lytoceratoidea

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Neumayr, 1875

Other languages



Alternative Name



Brunnschweiler, 1966
Ref.: R. O. Brunnschweiler. 1966. Upper Cretaceous ammonites from the Carnarvon Basin of Western Australia I: the heteromorph Lytoceratina. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 58:1-58



Venturi et al., 2005
Ref.: F. Venturi, C. Nannarone, and M. Bilotta. 2005. Early Pliensbachian ammonites from the Furlo Pass (Marche, Italy): two new faunas for the middle-western Tethys. Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 44:81-115

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 199.3 Ma - End age: 66 Ma
Upper/Late Cretaceous
Lower/Early Cretaceous
Upper/Late Jurassic
Middle Jurassic
Lower/Early Jurassic

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Motility: fast-moving
Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature



Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 1)

Taxonomic assignment (167)

Eukaryota (Domäne)

Animalia (Reich)

Eumetazoa (Mittelreich)




Eucoelomata (Klade)

Eutrochozoa (Superstamm)

Mollusca (Stamm)

Cephalopoda (Klasse)

Ammonoïdea (Unterklasse)

Ammonitida (Ordnung)

Ammonitina (Unterordnung)

Lytoceratoidea (Überfamilie)

Lytoceratidae (Familie)

Alocolytoceratinae (Unterfamilie)

Alocolytoceras (Gattung)






Pleurolytoceras (Gattung)





Analytoceratinae (Unterfamilie)

Analytoceras (Gattung)



Bouhamidoceratinae (Unterfamilie)

Bouhamidoceras (Gattung)



Castanyiceras (Gattung)


Ectocentritinae (Unterfamilie)

Adnethiceras (Gattung)





Baltzerites (Gattung)


Ectocentrites (Gattung)








Exomiloceras (Gattung)


Galaticeras (Gattung)







Holcolytoceras (Gattung)



Kericserites (Gattung)


Lytoconites (Gattung)


Lytotropites (Gattung)



Peltolytoceras (Gattung)


Lytoceratinae (Unterfamilie)

Carinolytoceras (Gattung)


Lytoceras (Gattung)


































































Trachylytoceras (Gattung)

Ptycholytoceras (Gattung)

Zaghouanites (Gattung)



Megalytoceratinae (Unterfamilie)

Megalytoceras (Gattung)




Nannolytoceras (Gattung)




Perilytoceras (Gattung)


Neocyrtochilus (Gattung)


Pleuroacanthinae (Unterfamilie)

Eolytoceras (Gattung)







Fucinites (Gattung)

Pleuracanthites (Gattung)








Takahashiceras (Gattung)


Tragolytoceras (Gattung)


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GUID (Global unique identifier) CD9DCA97-7777-4326-83F4-8F2860FB5AE8
Database ID 233