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Balatonites kingi Smith 1914 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Balatonitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 265493

Full reference: J. P. Smith. 1914. The Middle Triassic marine invertebrate faunas of North America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 83:1-254

Belongs to Balatonites according to J. P. Smith 1914

Sister taxa: Balatonites balatonicus, Balatonites constrictus, Balatonites contractus, Balatonites doris, Balatonites egregius, Balatonites gemmatus, Balatonites gracilis, Balatonites haueri, Balatonites hexatuberculatus, Balatonites hystrix, Balatonites lateumbilicatus, Balatonites lineatus, Balatonites ottonis, Balatonites oyamai, Balatonites punjabiensis, Balatonites semilaevis, Balatonites shoshonensis, Balatonites transfuga, Balatonites whitneyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Shoshone Mountains, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in Nevada

Ecology: nektonic carnivore