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Damesites sugata Forbes 1846 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 338508

Alternative combinations: Ammonites sugata, Desmoceras sugatum

Synonyms: Damesites compactus van Hoepen 1921 (no. 341062), Desmoceras compactum van Hoepen 1921 (no. 338509), Kotoceras frazierense Anderson 1958 (no. 382882), Kotoceras richardsoni Anderson 1958 (no. 382881), Kotoceras subsugatum Anderson 1958 (no. 382883)

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1846. Report on the fossil invertebrata from southern India, collected by Mr. Kaye and Mr. Cunliffe. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 7:97-174

Belongs to Damesites according to W. J. Kennedy 2018

Sister taxa: Damesites ainuanus, Damesites damesi, Damesites hetonaiensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 14.4, shell diameter 36.9