African Natural History
On-line version ISSN 2305-7963
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KENNEDY, William James; KLINGER, Herbert Christian and KAKABADZE, Mikheil V.. Macroscaphites Meek, 1876, a heteromorph ammonite from the Lower Aptian of southern Mozambique and northern KwaZulu-Natal. Afr. nat. history (Online) [online]. 2009, vol.5, pp.37-41. ISSN 2305-7963.
Macroscaphites soaresi (Da Silva 1962) is described from the Lower Aptian of southern Mozambique and northern KwaZulu. Macroscaphites and Costidiscus are regarded as a dimorphic pair. Apart from dubious records from Antarctica, these are the only records of Macroscaphites/Costidiscus from the southern hemisphere.
Keywords : Macroscaphites; Lower Aptian; Mozambique; KwaZulu-Natal.