† Peltoceras


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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: Perisphinctoidea  ⇒ Familie: Aspidoceratidae

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)

Sepkoski, 2002

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Detailed description

Weitere Unterteilung

  • Art: Peltoceras athleta

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 164.7 Ma - End age: 161.2 Ma
Middle 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: 10)

Taxonomic assignment (11)

Occurrences (5)

Locations with GPS information

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • S. Jain, 2017 - Occurrences, age and paleobiogeography of rare genera Phlycticeras and Pachyerymnoceras from South Tethys - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen (283), 119-149 (journal article, English)
  • M. Alberti, 2011 - Ammonites of the genus Peltoceratoides Spath, 1924 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen (262), 1-18 (journal article, English)
  • H. Parent, 2006 - Oxfordian and late Callovian ammonite faunas and biostratigraphy of the Neuquen-Mendoza and Tarapaca Basins (Jurassic, Ammonoidea, Western South-America) - Boletin del Instituto de Fisiografia y Geologia (76), 1-70 (journal article, English)
  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, English)
  • A. Jeannet, 1951 - Stratigraphie und Palaeontologie des oolithischen Eisenerzlagers von Herznach und seiner Umgebung - Beiträge zur Geologie der Schweiz, Geotechnische Serie (13), 1-240 (journal article, German)
  • J.F. Whiteaves, 1907 - Description of a Canadian species of Peltoceras - The Ottawa Naturalist (21), 80-82 (journal article, English)