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Discoscaphites Meek 1870 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Scaphitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14786

Alternative spelling: Scaphites (Discoscaphites)

Parent taxon: Scaphitinae according to W. J. Kennedy et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Acanthoscaphites, Eoscaphites, Indoscaphites, Jeletzkytes, Ponteixites, Rhaeboceras, Scaphites, Trachyscaphites

Subtaxa: Discoscaphites conradi, Discoscaphites gulosus, Discoscaphites rossi

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore