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Zuluscaphites Van Hoepen 1955 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15829

Synonym: Huescarites Latil 1990 (taxon 185769)

Full reference: E. C. N. Van Hoepen. 1955. New and little known ammonites from the Albian of Zululand. South African Journal of Science 51:355-361

Parent taxon: Stoliczkaiinae according to W. J. Kennedy and M. Delamette 1994

Sister taxa: Metascaphites, Stoliczkaiella, Neophlycticeras, Budaiceras, Ojinagiceras, Stoliczkaia, Cenisella, Paracalycoceras

Subtaxa: Zuluscaphites helveticus, Zuluscaphites orycteropusi

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore