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Preshumardites Plummer and Scott 1937 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Shumarditidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13842

Full reference: F. B. Plummer and G. Scott. 1937. Upper Paleozoic ammonites in Texas. The University of Texas Bulletin 3701:1-516

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

Sister taxa: Pseudaktubites, Shumardites

Subtaxa: Preshumardites gaptankensis, Preshumardites illinoisensis, Preshumardites stainbrooki

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore