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Protoplatytes Cockerell 1905 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Gymnitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14355

Synonym: Platytes von Mojsisovics 1902 [replaced name] (taxon 301538)

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1905. Names of ammonites. Journal of Malacology 12:16

Parent taxon: Gymnitidae according to E. T. Tozer 1981

Sister taxa: Constrigymnites, Costigymnites, Epigymnites, Gymnites, Gymnitinae, Japonitinae, Kiparisovia, Parapinacoceras, Paraplacites, Phyllytoceras, Placitinae, Tropigymnites, Xiphogymnites

Subtaxa: Protoplatytes neglectus

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Type: Pinacoceras neglectum

Ecology: nektonic carnivore