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Marathonites Böse 1919 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Marathonitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13771

Alternative spelling: Stacheoceras (Marathonites)

Full reference: E. Böse. 1919. The Permo-Carboniferous ammonoids of the Glass Mountains, west Texas, and their stratigraphic significance. Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 1762:1-241

Parent taxon: Marathonitidae according to W. M. Furnish et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Almites, Cardiella, Jilingites, Jilingitinae, Kargalites, Kargalitinae, Marathonitinae, Promarathonites, Pseudovidrioceras, Suakites, Subkargalites

Subtaxa: Marathonites (Marathonites), Marathonites guangdongensis, Marathonites jpsmithi, Marathonites moorei, Marathonites uralensis, Marathonites vidriensis

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Type: Marathonites jpsmithi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore