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Callihoplites tetragonus Seeley 1865 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Hoplitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 331558

Alternative combination: Ammonites tetragonus

Synonyms: Ammonites acanthonotus Seeley 1865 (no. 332889), Callihoplites atavus Spath 1928 (no. 332891), Callihoplites fuscus Spath 1928 (no. 332894), Callihoplites gymnus Spath 1928 (no. 332890), Callihoplites paradoxus Spath 1928 (no. 332892), Callihoplites pulcher Spath 1928 (no. 332893), Callihoplites senilis Spath 1928 (no. 332895)

Belongs to Callihoplites according to A. Mosavinia et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Callihoplites dorsetensis, Callihoplites variabilis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 10.0, shell diameter 32.0