Anadesmoceras

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Anadesmoceras
Temporal range: Albian[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Ammonitida
Family: hoplitidae
Genus: Anadesmoceras
Casey, 1954

Anadesmoceras is an hoplitid ammonite from the lower Albian (upper Lower Cretaceous) of England, included in the subfamily Cleoniceratinae. Anadesmoceras has a shell shaped more or less like a compressed Cleoniceras but with faint ornament only on the inner whorls. The shell has bundled growth striae. The aperture is preceded by several wide sinuous constrictions.

References[edit]

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

Mesozoic Ammonoidea, Arkell et al; Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part L. p.L394.