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Owenites Hyatt and Smith 1905 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Melagathiceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14277

Synonyms: Parowenites Spath 1934 (no. 278552), Pseudowenites Chao 1959 (no. 169601)

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: Melagathiceratidae according to Y. Shigeta and H. D. Nguyen 2014

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

Subtaxa: Owenites carpenteri, Owenites koeneni, Owenites simplex

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Type: Owenites koeneni

Ecology: nektonic carnivore