Peroniceras

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Peroniceras
Temporal range: Coniacian–Santonian[1]
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Peroniceras tricarinatum, from Březno u Loun, Czech Republic, at the National Museum (Prague)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Family: Collignoniceratidae
Genus: Peroniceras
de Grossouvre, 1894
Species [2]
  • P. canaense
  • P. (Zuluiceras)
  • P. (Peroniceras)

Peroniceras is an ammonite belonging to the Ammonitida family Collignoniceratidae.

Species of this genus were widespread throughout the world. They were fast-moving nektonic carnivore shelled ammonoids.

Distribution[edit]

Cretaceous of Antarctica, Cameroon, Canada (British Columbia), Denmark, France, India, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, United States (California), Venezuela ; Jurassic of Japan [2]

References[edit]

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