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Temporal range: Kimmeridgian–Tithonian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Family: Haploceratidae
Genus: Haploceras
Zittel, 1870

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Haploceras is a genus of late Upper Jurassic (Kimmeridgian and Tithonian) ammonoid cephalopods and the type for the Haploceratidae, similar to Lissoceras but with a broader whorl section and small blunt lappets and a blunt rostrum; some species with feeble ventral folds on body chamber. Haploceras has been found worldwide, in North America, Africa, Europe and the mid east.


  • Arkell et al., 1957 Mesozoic Ammonoidea, Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology Part L. Geol Society of America and Univ Kansas Press R.C Moore (ed)

Paleodb Haploceratidae