Discoscaphites

Discoscaphites is an extinct genus of ammonite.

Discoscaphites
Temporal range: Campanian–Maastrichtian[1]
DiscoscaphitesirisCretaceous
Discoscaphites iris,
Owl Creek Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Ripley, Mississippi.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Suborder: Ancyloceratina
Family: Scaphitidae
Subfamily: Scaphitinae
Genus: Discoscaphites
Meek, 1870
Species[2]
  • D. conradi
  • D. gulosus
  • D. rossi

Distribution

Cretaceous of Greenland, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming,[2] and North Carolina[3]

References

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "Sepkoski's Online Genus Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  2. ^ a b "Paleobiology Database - Discoscaphites". Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  3. ^ Chandler and Timmerman, Richard and John (2014). Fossil Mollusks - Volume II of IV. North Carolina: North Carolina Fossil Club. p. 20.

External links

List of the Mesozoic life of Alabama

This list of the Mesozoic life of Alabama contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Alabama and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of Arkansas

This list of the Mesozoic life of Arkansas contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Arkansas and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of Colorado

This list of the Mesozoic life of Colorado contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Colorado and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of Kansas

This list of the Mesozoic life of Kansas contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Kansas and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of Maryland

This list of the Mesozoic life of Maryland contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Maryland and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of Mississippi

This list of the Mesozoic life of Mississippi contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Mississippi and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of New Jersey

This list of the Mesozoic life of New Jersey contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of New Jersey and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of South Dakota

This list of the Mesozoic life of South Dakota contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of South Dakota and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the Mesozoic life of Tennessee

This list of the Mesozoic life of Tennessee contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Tennessee and are between 252.17 and 66 million years of age.

List of the prehistoric life of Alabama

This list of the prehistoric life of Alabama contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Alabama.

List of the prehistoric life of Arkansas

This list of the prehistoric life of Arkansas contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Arkansas.

List of the prehistoric life of Colorado

This list of the prehistoric life of Colorado contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Colorado.

List of the prehistoric life of Maryland

This list of the prehistoric life of Maryland contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Maryland.

List of the prehistoric life of Mississippi

This list of the prehistoric life of Mississippi contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Mississippi.

List of the prehistoric life of Missouri

This list of the prehistoric life of Missouri contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Missouri.

List of the prehistoric life of New Jersey

This list of the prehistoric life of New Jersey contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of New Jersey.

List of the prehistoric life of South Dakota

This list of the prehistoric life of South Dakota contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of South Dakota.

List of the prehistoric life of Tennessee

This list of the prehistoric life of Tennessee contains the various prehistoric life-forms whose fossilized remains have been reported from within the US state of Tennessee.

Scaphitidae

Scaphitidae is a family of extinct cephalopods belonging to the family of heteromorph ammonites (suborder Ancyloceratina). There is a possible fossil record of them being the last ammonites with a fossil dating to the Danian of the Paleocene in Turkmenistan.

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