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Lopeziceras chaperi Pictet 1868 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Himalayitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 344946

Alternative combination: Ammonites chaperi

Synonyms: Berriasella aizyensis Mazenot 1939 (no. 344950), Berriasella aspera Mazenot 1939 (no. 300500), Hoplites castroi Kilian 1889 (no. 344948), Hoplites macphersoni Kilian 1889 (no. 344949), Hoplites tarini Kilian 1889 (no. 344951), Hoplites vasseuri Kilian 1889 (no. 344947), Malbosiceras asper Mazenot 1939 (no. 300501), Mazenoticeras tarini Kilian 1889 (no. 344997)

Belongs to Lopeziceras according to C. Frau et al. 2016

Sister taxon: Lopeziceras aristidis

Type specimens:

  • Lopeziceras chaperi: FSL 35807, a shell
  • Berriasella aizyensis:
  • Berriasella aspera:
  • Hoplites castroi:
  • Hoplites macphersoni:
  • Hoplites tarini:
  • Hoplites vasseuri:

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore