Emileia

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Emileia
Temporal range: Bajocian[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Superfamily: Stephanocerataceae
Family: Otoitidae
Genus: Emileia
Buckman, 1898[2]
Species
  • E. brocchii
  • E. contrahens
  • E. dundriensis

Emileia is an extinct genus from a well-known class of fossil cephalopods, the ammonites, that lived during the early part of the Bajocian.[1]

Emileiais a large form with fine ribbing that includes may secondaries. It begins as a barrel shaped cadicone, with an eccentric, more or less smooth body chamber.[3]

Emileia is included in the family Otoitidae and superfamily Stephanocerataceae of the Ammonitina[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "Sepkoski's Online Genus Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
  2. ^ Dietze, V. et al. (2010). "Rare Middle Jurassic ammonites of the families Erycitidae, Otoitidae and Stephanoceratidae from southern Germany" (PDF). Zitteliana 50: 71–88. 
  3. ^ a b Mesozoic Ammonoidea, Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology part L (L232,L287)