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Temporal range: Albian[1]
Gasteropods - Ammonites - Douvilleiceras sp..JPG
Douvilleiceras sp. – Albian of Madagascar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Family: Douvilleiceratidae
Genus: Douvilleiceras
Grossouvre, 1894
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Douvilleiceras is a genus of ammonites from the Cretaceous. Its fossils have been found in Europe, North America, and South America.


Douvilleiceras may be found in the Cretaceous of Angola, Brazil, Canada, the Dominican Republic, France, Iran, Japan, Madagascar, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Switzerland, USSR, the United Kingdom, Alaska and Texas.[2] D. inaequinodum fossils have been found in Albian strata of France.[3][4]


Shells of Douvilleiceras inaequinodum can reach a diameter of about 8–10 cm (3.1–3.9 in).[3][4]


Species within the genus Douvilleiceras include:[2]

  • D. inaequinodum (Quenstedt, 1849)[5]
  • D. mammillatum Schlotheim, 1813
  • D. monile Sowerby, 1836
  • D. muralense Stoyanow 1949
  • D. orbignyi Hyatt, 1903
  • D. spiniferum Whiteaves, 1876



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