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Lytoceras taharoaense Stevens 1985 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56373

Full reference: G. R. Stevens. 1985. A revision of the Lytoceratinae (Subclass Ammonoidea) including Lytoceras taharoaense n. sp., Upper Jurassic, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 28:153-185

Belongs to Lytoceras according to G. R. Stevens 1985

Sister taxa: Lytoceras (Derolytoceras), Lytoceras (Trachylytoceras), Lytoceras aulaeum, Lytoceras baconicum, Lytoceras batesi, Lytoceras belliseptatiforme, Lytoceras celticum, Lytoceras cornucopia, Lytoceras crenatum, Lytoceras eudesianum, Lytoceras fimbriatoides, Lytoceras fimbriatum, Lytoceras francisci, Lytoceras fuggeri, Lytoceras furcicrenatum, Lytoceras galatiforme, Lytoceras juilleti, Lytoceras liebigi, Lytoceras montanum, Lytoceras municipale, Lytoceras orsinii, Lytoceras ovimontanum, Lytoceras perplexum, Lytoceras polycyclum, Lytoceras praesublineatum, Lytoceras rhodanicum, Lytoceras richei, Lytoceras salebrosum, Lytoceras saturnale, Lytoceras schlosseri, Lytoceras secernendum, Lytoceras strambergensis, Lytoceras subfimbriatum, Lytoceras subsequens, Lytoceras sutile, Lytoceras trompianum, Lytoceras villae, Lytoceras vogdti, Hemilytoceras immanis, Ammonoceratites lamarcki, Ammonoceratites crenocostatus, Lytoceras (Ammonoceratites) betiokyense, Pterolytoceras exoticus, Pterolytoceras magnum, Eulytoceras inaequalicostatus, Eulytoceras phestum, Eulytoceras anisoptychum, Eulytoceras lepidum, Metalytoceras triboleti, Thysanolytoceras vicinum, Thysanolytoceras adeloides

Type specimen: Its type locality is GS 12135, Heteri Peninsula, Kawhia (R16/f19), which is in a Kimmeridgian marine horizon in New Zealand

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 85.7, shell diameter 260.6