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Maorites Marshall 1926 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Kossmaticeratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15160

Full reference: P. Marshall. 1926. The Upper Cretaceous ammonites of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 56:129-210

Parent taxon: Kossmaticeratinae according to C. E. Macellari 1986

Sister taxa: Brahmaites, Grossouvrites, Gunnarites, Jacobites, Kossmaticeras, Neograhamites, Pseudokossmaticeras, Yokoyamaoceras

Subtaxa: Maorites angulocostatus, Maorites densicostatus, Maorites mackayi, Maorites multiconstrictus, Maorites pseudobhavani, Maorites seymourianus, Maorites subtilistriatus, Maorites tenuicostatum, Maorites tuberculatus, Maorites weddelliensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore