Adrianites, from here.

Belongs within: Neoglyphiocerataceae.

The Adrianitidae are a group of discoidal to globular ammonoids known from the Upper Carboniferous to the Middle Permian (Miller et al. 1957).

Characters (from Miller et al. 1957): Discoidal to globular conchs with variable umbilici. Goniatitic suture with ten to thirty lobes that tend to be subequal.

Adrianitidae [Adrianitaceae, Adrianitoidea]ZL04
|--Dunbarites [Dunbaritinae]HK93
|--TexocerasRR79 [TexoceratinaeHK93]
| `--T. texanumP68
| |--A. adamsiP68
| |--A. elegansSLE01
| |--A. haueriG31
| `--A. newelli Miller & Furnish 1940P68
`--Neocrimites Ruzhencev 1940 [incl. Metacrimites Ruzhencev 1950]ZL04
|--*N. fredericksi (Emel’yancev 1929) [=Adrianites fredericksi]ZL04
|--N. meridionalis [=Adrianites (Neocrimites) meridionalis]F71
|--N. nalivkini (Toumanskaya 1949) [=Adrianites nalivkini, Waagenina nalivkini]ZL04
|--N. newelliRR79
`--N. plummeriRR79

Adrianitidae incertae sedis:
Crimites subkrotowiRR79, WK81
Doryceras spinosumRR79
|--E. involutus (Haniel 1915)HK93
`--E. timorensis (Boehm 1908)HK93

*Type species of generic name indicated


[F71] Fletcher, H. O. 1971. Catalogue of type specimens of fossils in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Australian Museum Memoir 13: 1–167.

[G31] Grabau, A. W. 1931. The Permian of Mongolia: A report on the Permian fauna of the Jisu Honguer limestone of Mongolia and its relations to the Permian of other parts of the world. American Museum of Natural History: New York.

[HK93] Hewitt, R. A., J. Kullmann, M. R. House, B. F. Glenister & Wang Y.-G. 1993. Mollusca: Cephalopoda (pre-Jurassic Ammonoidea). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 189–211. Chapman & Hall: London.

Miller, A. K., W. M. Furnish & O. H. Schindewolf. 1957. Paleozoic Ammonoidea. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt L. Mollusca 4. Cephalopoda: Ammonoidea pp. L11–L79. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[P68] Purnell, L. R. 1968. Catalog of the type specimens of invertebrate fossils. Part I: Paleozoic Cephalopoda. United States National Museum Bulletin 262: 1–198.

[RR79] Ross, C. A., & J. R. P. Ross. 1979. Permian. In: Robison, R. A., & C. Teichert (eds) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt A. Introduction. Fossilisation (Taphonomy), Biogeography and Biostratigraphy pp. A291–A350. The Geological Society of America, Inc.: Boulder (Colorado), and The University of Kansas: Lawrence (Kansas).

[SLE01] Sone, M., M. S. Leman & M. Ehino. 2001. Middle Permian cephalopods from central Peninsular Malaysia: implications for faunal migration through the southern Tethys. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 19: 805–814.

[WK81] Wiedmann, J., & J. Kullmann. 1981. Ammonoid sutures in ontogeny and phylogeny. In: House, M. R., & J. R. Senior (eds) The Ammonoidea: The evolution, classification, mode of life and geological usefulness of a major fossil group pp. 215–255. Academic Press.

[ZL04] Zhou, Z., & M. Liengjarern. 2004. Lower Permian perrinitid ammonoid faunas from Thailand. Journal of Paleontology 78: 317–339.

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