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Paratexanites (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15357

Synonyms: Bevahites (Parabevahites) Collignon 1948 (no. 341144), Parabevahites Collignon 1948 (no. 15319)

Parent taxon: Texanitinae according to C. W. Wright et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Aneuretoceras, Bevahites, Cryptotexanites, Defordiceras, Menabites, Neogauthiericeras, Plesiotexanites, Pleurotexanites, Protexanites, Reginaites, Submortoniceras, Texanites

Subtaxa: Paratexanites (Paratexanites), Paratexanites desmondi, Paratexanites serratomarginatus, Paratexanites zeilleri

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Type: Mortoniceras zeilleri

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore