Gaudryceratidae

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Gaudryceratidae
Temporal range: Barremian–Maastrichtian
Gaudryceratidae - Kossmatella agassizianum.JPG
Fossil shells of Kossmatella agassizianum from Maritime Alps, on display at Galerie de paléontologie et d'anatomie comparée in Paris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Suborder: Lytoceratina
Family: Gaudryceratidae
Spath, 1927
Genera

Gaudryceratidae is a family belonging to the extinct ammonoid suborder Lytoceratina that lived from the Barremian of the Lower Cretaceous to the Maastrichtian of the Upper Cretaceous.

Gaudryceratids are lytocerins typically with rounded, oval, or depressed whorl sections that become higher with age; suture with more or less symmetrical, bifid saddles, internal suture with a single saddle.

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