Skip to content Skip to navigation

Article: Ammonoid palaeobiology

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 57
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2014
Page(s): 1 6
Author(s): Euan N. K. Clarkson
Addition Information

How to Cite

CLARKSON, E. N. K. 2014. Ammonoid palaeobiology. Palaeontology57, 1, 1–6, doi: 10.1111/pala.12078

Author Information

  • Euan N. K. Clarkson - School of Geosciences, Grant Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK (email:

Publication History

  • Issue published online: 6 JAN 2014
  • Article first published online: 9 OCT 2013
  • Manuscript Accepted: 13 AUG 2013
  • Manuscript Received: 12 AUG 2013

Online Version Hosted By

Wiley Online Library (Free Access)
Get Article: Wiley Online Library [Free Access]


  • Arkell, W. J., Furnish, W. H., Kummel, B., Miller, A. K., Moore, R. C., Schindewolf, O. H., Sylvester-Bradley, P. C., Wright, C. W. and Hennig, W. 1957. Treatise on invertebrate paleontology. Part L, Mollusca 4: Ammonoidea. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas, 490 pp.
  • Benton, M. 2012. Origins of Biodiversity. Palaeontology, 56, 1–8.
  • Callomon, J. H. 1985. The evolution of the Jurassic ammonite family Cardioceratidae. Special Papers in Palaeontology, 33, 49–90.
  • Chamberlain, J. A. 1976. Flow patterns and drag coefficients of cephalopod shells. Palaeontology, 19, 539–563.
  • Dommergues, J.-L. 1990. Ammonoids. 162–187. In McNamara, K. J. (ed.). Evolutionary trends. Belhaven Press, London, 368 pp.
  • Eldredge, N. 1996. Foreword. In Landman, N. H., Tanabe, K. and Davis, R. A. (eds). Ammonoid paleobiology. Topics in Geobiology 13. Plenum, New York & London, 857 pp.
  • Ford, T. 1965. The palaeoecology of the goniatite bed at Cowlow Nick, Castletown, Derbyshire. Palaeontology, 8, 186–191.
  • Henderson, R. A. 1984. A muscle attachment proposal for septal function in Mesozoic ammonites. Palaeontology, 27, 461–486.
  • Hennig, W. 1966. Phylogenetic systematics. University of Illinois Press, Champaign, Illinois, 312 pp.
  • House, M. R. and Senior, J. R. (eds). 1981. The Ammonoidea. Systematics Association Special Volume 18. Academic Press, London, 593 pp.
  • Klug, C., Riegraf, W. and Lehmann, J. 2012. Soft part preservation in heteromorph ammonites from the Cenomanian–Turonian boundary event (OAE 2) in north-west Germany. Palaeontology, 55, 1307–1331.
  • Landman, N. H., Tanabe, K. and Davis, R. A. (eds). 1996. Ammonoid paleobiology. Topics in Geobiology 13. Plenum, New York & London, 857 pp.
  • Lehmann, U. 1979. The jaws and radula of the Jurassic ammonite Dactylioceras. Palaeontology, 22, 265–271.
  • McGowan, A. J. and Smith, A. B. 2007. Ammonoids across the Permian/Triassic boundary: a cladistic perspective. Palaeontology, 50, 573–590.
  • Miller, H. 1841. Travels in the Old Red Sandstone, or New Walks in an Old Field. Nimmo, Edinburgh, 434 pp.
  • Monnet, C., Bucher, H., Guex, J. and Wasmer, M. 2012. Large scale evolutionary trends of Acrocordiceratidae Arthaber 1911 (Ammonoidea) Middle Triassic, and Cope's rule. Palaeontology, 55, 87–107.
  • Okamoto, T. 1988. Analysis of heteromorph ammonites by differential geometry. Palaeontology, 31, 35–52.
  • Oppel, A. 1856–1858. Die Juraformation Englands, Frankreichs, und der sudwestliches Deutschlands. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg, Stuttgart. 12–14, 857 pp.
  • Pardo, J. D., Huttenlocker, A. K. and Marcot, J. D. 2008. Stratocladistics and evaluation of evolutionary modes in the fossil record: an example from the ammonite genus Semiformiceras. Palaeontology, 51, 767–773.
  • Raup, D. 1966. Geometrical analysis of the coiled shell; general problems. Journal of Paleontology, 40, 1178–1190.
  • Tanabe, K. 1979. Palaeoecological analysis of ammonoid assemblages in the Turonian Scaphites facies of Hokkaido, Japan. Palaeontology, 22, 609–630.
  • Trueman, A. E. 1941. The ammonite body-chamber, with special reference to the buoyancy and mode of life of the living ammonoid. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, London, 96, 339–383. CrossRef Wiedmann, J. 1965. Origin, limits and systematic position of Scaphites. Palaeontology, 8, 397–453.
PalAss Go! URL: | Twitter: Share on Twitter | Facebook: Share on Facebook | Google+: Share on Google+