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Ophiceras Griesbach 1880 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Ophiceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14272

Synonyms: Acanthophiceras Diener 1916 (no. 175226), Ophiceras (Acanthophiceras) Diener 1916 (no. 203100)

Full reference: C. L. Griesbach. 1880. Palaeontological notes on the Lower Trias of the Himalayas. Records of the Geological Survey of India 13:94-113

Parent taxon: Ophiceratidae according to C. Zhang et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Discophiceras, Lytophiceras, Shangganites, Vishnuites, Wordieoceras

Subtaxa: Ophiceras (Acanthophiceras) poulseni, Ophiceras (Acanthophiceras) subgibbosum, Ophiceras bilotense, Ophiceras commune, Ophiceras demissum, Ophiceras gibbosum, Ophiceras greenlandicum, Ophiceras himalayanum, Ophiceras medium, Ophiceras subsakuntala, Ophiceras tibeticum, Ophiceras transitorium

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore