The ammonite genus Prionocycloceras Spath, 1926, from the Coniacian of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Herbert C. Klinger, William J. Kennedy


Subprionocyclus latiumbilicatus Van Hoepen, 1968, and Subprionocyclus obesus Van Hoepen, 1968, are revised, and referred to Prionocycloceras Spath, 1926, a genus not previously recognised from the South African Cretaceous. The material comes from the Middle and Upper Coniacian St Lucia Formation of northern KwaZulu-Natal.


Cretaceous; Coniacian; Ammonite; Prionocycloceras; KwaZulu-Natal; South Africa.

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