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Hypoturrilites
Temporal range: Cretaceous
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A restoration of Hypoturrilites.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Family: Turrilitidae
Genus: Hypoturrilites
Species
  • H. gravesianus
  • H. youngi
  • H. waterloti
Diversity
Germany, UK, Iran, Australia, USA, Switzerland, Brazil, France, Madagascar and Mozambique.
Hypoturrilites was an ammonite that lived in what is now Germany, UK, Iran, Australia, Madagascar, USA, France, Switzerland and  Mozambique. It was about 5cm in size and swam the Tethys Sea during the Cretaceous period.

Fossil finds

It has been found around the world in areas that would have been oceans in the Cretaceous.

References

  • Fossilworks
  • redlegagenda