Skirroceras

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Skirroceras
Temporal range: Jurassic (Bajocian), 171.6–167.7Ma
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Stephanoceratidae - Skirroceras hayleanum.JPG
Fossil of Skirroceras hayleanum from United Kingdom, on display at Galerie de paléontologie et d'anatomie comparée in Paris
Conservation status
Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Suborder: Ammonitina
Superfamily: Stephanocerataceae
Family: Stephanoceratidae
Genus: Skirroceras
Mascke, 1907

Skirroceras is a Stephanoceratacean (ammonite) genus belonging to the family Stephanoceratidae.

These fast-moving nektonic carnivores lived during the Jurassic period, in the Bajocian age. [2]

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