Analytoceras

Analytoceras is an extinct genus of cephalopod belonging to the Ammonite subclass that lived during the early Jurassic. Analytoceras, named by Alpheus Hyatt in 1900, is a lytoceratid and only member of the pleuroacanthitid subfamily Analytoceratinae, which has the same characters as its genus.

Analytoceras
Temporal range: Hettangian[1]
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Analytoceras

Hyatt, 1900

Shell characters: inner whorls constricted, middle with parabolic lines and conspicuous parabolic nodes, outer with sigmoidal flairs; adult body chamber with ventrolateral spines.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "Sepkoski's Online Genus Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28.