Algericeras

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Algericeras
Temporal range: Cenomanian[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Family: Brancoceratidae
Genus: Algericeras
Spath, 1925

Algericeras is an extinct Ammonite genus belonging to the Acathoceratacea that lived during the Cenomanian stage at the beginning of the Late Cretaceous in what is now Mexico.

Algericeras is included in the acathoceratacean family Brancoceratidae and subfamily Mortonoceratinae. Species include Algericeras (Sakondryella) remolinense and Algericeras proratum

References[edit]

  • Algericeras-Paleodb
  • W. J. Kennedy and C. W. Wright. 1981. Euhystrichoceras and Algericeras, the Last Mortoniceratine ammonites. Palaeontology 24(2):417-435
  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "Sepkoski's Online Genus Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28.