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Shastites Hyatt and Smith 1905 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Sandlingitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251799

Alternative spellings: Clionites (Shastites), Traskites (Shastites)

Full reference: A. Hyatt and J. P. Smith. 1905. The Triassic cephalopod genera of America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 40:1-394

Parent taxon: Sandlingitidae according to E. T. Tozer 1994

Sister taxa: Eremites, Glamocites, Sandlingites, Traskites

Subtaxa: Clionites (Shastites) compactus, Clionites (Shastites) compressus, Clionites (Shastites) whitneyi, Shastites vulcanus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore