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Temporal range: Cretaceous
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Fossil of Tissotia species from Peru
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Family: Tissotiidae
Genus: Tissotia
Douvillé, 1890

Tissotia is a genus of ammonites belonging to the family Tissotiidae. [1] [2]


These fast-moving nektonic carnivores lived in the Cretaceous period (89.3 to 84.9 Ma). [3] Shells of Tissotia species can reach a diameter of 20 centimetres (7.9 in).


Species within the genus Tissotia include: [3]


Fossils of the species within this genus have been found in the Cretaceous sediments of Brazil, Cameroon, Egypt, France, Nigeria, Peru and Spain. [3]

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