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Alsatites Haug 1894 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Arietitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14538

Synonyms: Proarietites Lange 1922 (no. 257565), Tayloricites Guex 1987 (no. 257566)

Parent taxon: Alsatitinae according to M. K. Howarth 2013

Sister taxa: Canavarites, Gonioptychoceras, Pseudaetomoceras, Tipperoceras

Subtaxa: Alsatites bipartitus, Alsatites laqueus, Alsatites liasicus, Alsatites nigromontanus, Alsatites pamlicoensis, Alsatites proaries

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Type: Ammonites liasicus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore