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Umsinenoceras Kennedy et al. 1979 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 84948

Full reference: W. J. Kennedy, C. W. Wright, and H. C. Klinger. 1979. Cretaceous faunas from Zululand and Natal, South Africa. A new genus and species of tuberculate desmoceratacean ammonite from the Mzinene Formation (Albian). Annals of the South African Museum 78(4):29-37

Parent taxon: Puzosiinae according to F. A. Medina and A.C. Riccardi 2005

Sister taxa: Abrytusites, Anapuzosia, Bhimaites, Callizoniceras, Feruglioceras, Grandidiericeras, Jimboiceras, Kennicottia, Kitchinites, Lytodiscoides, Melchiorites, Mesopuzosia, Oiophyllites, Pachydesmoceras, Parapuzosia, Pseudohaploceras, Pseudosilesites, Puzosia, Valdedorsella

Subtaxa: Umsinenoceras cardielense, Umsinenoceras linguatuberculatum

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Type: Umsinenoceras linguatuberculatum

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore