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Cibolaites Cobban and Hook 1983 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14691

Full reference: W. A. Cobban and S. C. Hook. 1983. Mid-Cretaceous (Turonian) ammonite fauna from Fence Lake area of west-central New Mexico. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Memoir 41:1-50

Parent taxon: Collignoniceratinae according to W. J. Kennedy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Collignoniceras, Collignonicerites, Gauthiericeras, Lecointriceras, Lymaniceras, Prionocyclites, Prionocycloceras, Prionocyclus, Reesidites, Subprionocyclus, Subprionotropis

Subtaxa: Cibolaites africaensis, Cibolaites molenaari

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Type: Cibolaites molenaari

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore