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Temporal range: from Bajocian to Callovian, [1]171.6–164.7 Ma
Stephanoceratidae - Cadomites species.JPG
Fossil shell of Cadomites species from Calvados (France), on display at Galerie de paléontologie et d'anatomie comparée in Paris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Superfamily: Stephanocerataceae
Family: Stephanoceratidae
Genus: Cadomites
Munier-Chalmas 1892

Cadomites is an extinct ammonite genus from the superfamily Stephanocerataceae that lived during the Middle Jurassic (upper Bajocian – lower Callovian).[1]


Cadomites is directly descended from Stephanoceras, with a similar collared and lipped aperture rim, but has denser, finer, sharper ribbing. The shell is discoidal, evolute, with a wide umbilicus. The suture is complex.


Fossils of species within this genus have been found in the Middle Jurassic sediments in Europe, Africa and South Asia.


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

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