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Nicholsites Bucher 1992 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Beyrichitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186074

Full reference: H. Bucher. 1992. Ammonoids of the Hyatti Zone and the Anisian transgression in the Star Peak Group, Northwestern Nevada, USA. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 233:137-166

Parent taxon: Beyrichitinae according to C. Ji and H. Bucher 2018

Sister taxa: Aghdarbandites, Anagymnotoceras, Arctogymnites, Beyrichites, Billingsites, Chiratites, Dixieceras, Eofrechites, Eogymnotoceras, Eudiscoceras, Favreticeras, Frechites, Frechitoides, Gangadharites, Guexites, Gymnotoceras, Hollandites, Kocaelia, Nicomedites, Parafrechites, Phillipites, Pleurofrechites, Pseudohollandites, Salterites, Schreyerites, Serpianites, Trachyornites, Tuchodiceras

Subtaxa: Nicholsites moderatus, Nicholsites newpassensis, Nicholsites parisi, Nicholsites tozeri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore