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Thermalites Smith 1927 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Melagathiceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 82325

Full reference: J. P. Smith. 1927. Upper Triassic marine invertebrate faunas of North America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 141:1-262

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

Sister taxa: Hebeisenites, Jinyaceras, Juvenites, Melagathiceras, Owenites, Paranannites, Ussurijuvenites, Steckites, Omanites, Monacanthinites, Subowenites, Popovites, Chioceras, Pseudoprosphingites, Zenoites, Isculitioides, Meropella, Chiotites, Arnautoceltites, Vickohlerites, Prosphingitoides

Subtaxa: Thermalites canadensis, Thermalites needhami

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore