Discoscaphites

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Discoscaphites
Temporal range: Campanian–Maastrichtian[1]
DiscoscaphitesirisCretaceous.jpg
Discoscaphites iris, Owl Creek Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Ripley, Mississippi.
Conservation status
Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Genus: Discoscaphites
Species [2]
  • D. conradi
  • D. gulosus
  • D. rossi

Discoscaphites is an extinct genus of ammonite.

Distribution[edit]

Cretaceous of Greenland, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming [2]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "Sepkoski's Online Genus Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
  2. ^ a b "Paleobiology Database - Discoscaphites". Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
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