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Oxycerites (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 15299

Alternative spelling: Oppelia (Oxycerites)

Synonyms: Limoxyites Westermann 1958 (no. 356342), Mesoxyites Westermann 1958 (no. 356344), Otoxyites Westermann 1958 (no. 356346), Oxycerites (Limoxyites) Westermann 1958 (no. 356341), Oxycerites (Mesoxyites) Westermann 1958 (no. 356343), Oxycerites (Otoxyites) Westermann 1958 (no. 356345), Oxycerites (Pleuroxyites) Buckman 1924 (no. 356347), Pleuroxyites Buckman 1924 (no. 356340)

Parent taxon: Oppeliinae according to M. R. Majidifard 2015

Sister taxa: Bradfordia, Magharina, Oecotraustes, Paralcidia, Stegoxyites, Strungia, Trimarginia

Subtaxa: Oppelia (Oxycerites) chinitnana, Oxycerites (Alcidellus), Oxycerites (Oxycerites), Oxycerites (Paroecotraustes), Oxycerites (Paroxycerites), Oxycerites hersilia, Oxycerites orbis, Oxycerites oxus, Oxycerites yeovilensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore