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Algericeras Spath 1925 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14532

Synonym: Prionocycloides Spath 1925 (taxon 145967)

Full reference: L. F. Spath. 1925. On upper Albian Ammonoidea from Portuguese East Africa, with an appendix on Upper Cretaceous ammonites from Maputaland. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 11(3):509-522

Parent taxon: Mortoniceratinae according to W. J. Kennedy and C. W. Wright 1981

Sister taxa: Arestoceras, Butticeras, Elobiceras, Euhystrichoceras, Goodhallites, Mortoniceras, Neoharpoceras, Prohysteroceras

Subtaxa: Algericeras (Sakondryella), Algericeras boghariense, Algericeras proratum

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Type: Ammonites boghariensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore