† Uptonia


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Pyritisierter Ammonit Uptonia cf. regnardi; Größe 2,5 cm; Herford; aus dem Unteren Jura, (ca. 195 bis 180 Mio. Jahre)

Copyright: Soenke
Contribution: Collector 2007-01-21
Locality: Herford / Herford, Kreis / Detmold, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eutriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Neotriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eucoelomata  ⇒ Superstamm: Eutrochozoa  ⇒ Stamm: Mollusca  ⇒ Klasse: Cephalopoda  ⇒ Unterklasse: Ammonoïdea  ⇒ Ordnung: Ammonitida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Ammonitina  ⇒ Überfamilie: Eoderoceratoidea  ⇒ Familie: Polymorphitidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Polymorphitinae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Sepkoski, 2002

Detailed description

Weitere Unterteilung

  • Leitart: Uptonia jamesoni

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 183 Ma - End age: 182 Ma
Lower/Early Jurassic

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Motility: fast-moving
Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature


Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 5)

Taxonomic assignment (5)

Occurrences (6)

Locations with GPS information

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • M. K. Howarth, 2013 - Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part L, Revised, Volume 3B, Chapter 4: Psiloceratoidea, Eoderoceratoidea, Hildoceratoidea - Treatise Online (57), 1-139 (book chapter, English)
  • B. Geczy, 2007 - Les ammonites du Sinémurien et du Pliensbachien inférieur de la montagne du Bakony (Hongrie) - Revue de Paléobiologie (26), 137-305 (journal article, French)
  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, English)
  • F. Alkaya, 1995 - Liassic ammonites from the central and eastern Pontides (Ankara and Kelkit areas, Turkey) - Revue de Paléobiologie (14), 125-193 (journal article, English)
  • C. Meister, 1986 - Les ammonites du Carixien des Causses (France) - Schweizerische Paläontologische Abhandlungen (109), 1-209 (serial monograph, French)