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Amaltheus de Montfort 1808 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Amaltheidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14539

Alternative spelling: Ammonites (Amaltheus)

Synonyms: Nordamaltheus Repin 1968 (no. 257731), Proamaltheus Lange 1932 (no. 257730)

Parent taxon: Amaltheidae according to M. K. Howarth 2013

Sister taxa: Amauroceras, Pleuroceras

Subtaxa: Amaltheus (Amaltheus), Amaltheus (Pseudoamaltheus), Amaltheus bifurcus, Amaltheus bondonniensis, Amaltheus gibbosus, Amaltheus margaritatus, Amaltheus salebrosum, Amaltheus stokesi, Amaltheus subnodosus, Amaltheus viligaensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore