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Aspenites Hyatt and Smith 1905 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Aspenitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14049

Synonym: Hemiaspenites Kummel and Steele 1962 (taxon 14161)

Full reference: A. Hyatt and J. P. Smith. 1905. The Triassic cephalopod genera of America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 40:1-394

Parent taxon: Aspenitidae according to Y. Shigeta and H. D. Nguyen 2014

Sister taxa: Beatites, Pseudaspenites, Ussuriaspenites

Subtaxa: Aspenites acutus, Aspenites chaoxianensis, Aspenites radiatus

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Type: Aspenites acutus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore