Anderssonoceras

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Anderssonoceras
Temporal range: U Permian
Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ceratitida
Superfamily: Otocerataceae
Family: Anderssonoceratidae
Genus: Anderssonoceras

Anderssonoceras is a genus of small, smooth ammonites with a flared umbilical shoulder, like Prototoceras, assiged to the ceratitid family Anderssonoceratidae as the type, but once included in the Otoceratidae.

Anderssonoceras comes from the Upper Permian of China.

References[edit]

  • Arkell et al., Mesozoic Ammonoidea, Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part L. Geol Soc of America and Univ Kansas press, 1957. R. C. Moore (ed)
  • D. Korn 2006 Paleozoic ammonoid classification --rft July 2010 [1]
  • E. T. Tozer. 1981. Triassic Ammonoidea: Classification, evolution and relationship with Permian and Jurassic Forms. ...- rft July 2010 [2]