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Tulites (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Tulitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15768

Synonyms: Madarites Buckman 1921 (no. 357383), Pleurophorites Buckman 1921 (no. 357389), Rugiferites (no. 15588), Sphaeromorphites Buckman 1921 (no. 357382), Sphaerophorites Buckman 1921 (no. 357994), Tulophorites Buckman 1921 (no. 357381)

Parent taxon: Tulitidae according to M. Zato? 2010

Sister taxa: Bullatimorphites, Krumbeckia, Morrisiceras, Schwandorfia, Treptoceras

Subtaxa: Tulites (Tulites), Tulites arabicus, Tulites cadus, Tulites erymnoides, Tulites tuwaiqensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore