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Nikitinoceras Sokolov 1913 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Polyptychitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 132135

Synonym: Temnoptychites Pavlow 1914 (taxon 15714)

Parent taxon: Tolliinae according to P. Alsen 2006

Sister taxa: Menjaites, Peregrinoceras, Surites, Thorsteinssonoceras, Tollia, Virgatoptychites

Subtaxa: Nikitinoceras (Nikitinoceras), Nikitinoceras (Russanovia), Temnoptychites (Temnoptychites)

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Type: Olcostephanus hoplitoides

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore