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African Natural History

On-line version ISSN 2305-7963
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KENNEDY, William James  and  KLINGER, Herbert Christian. Hypermorphosis in Salaziceras, a Cretaceous ammonite, from Madagascar. Afr. nat. history (Online) [online]. 2008, vol.4, pp.112-116. ISSN 2305-7963.

An enigmatic ammonite from Mont Raynaud, Madagascar, originally referred to the Upper Cenomanian Calycoceras (Calycoceras ) naviculare (Mantell, 1822) is associated with an exclusively upper Upper Albian fauna. It is interpreted as a new, hypermorphic giant species of Salaziceras Breistroffer, 1936, S. lemoinei.

Keywords : Cretaceous; ammonite; Salaziceras; Hypermorphosis; Albian; Madagascar.

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