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Parafrechites Silberling and Nichols 1982 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Beyrichitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 181304

Full reference: N. J. Silberling and K. M. Nichols. 1982. Middle Triassic Molluscan Fossils of Biostratigraphic Significance from the Humboldt Range, Northwestern Nevada. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1207

Parent taxon: Beyrichitidae according to A. S. Dagis et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Aghdarbandites, Anagymnotoceras, Arctogymnites, Beyrichites, Billingsites, Chiratites, Dixieceras, Eogymnotoceras, Eudiscoceras, Favreticeras, Frechites, Frechitoides, Gangadharites, Guexites, Gymnotoceras, Hollandites, Kocaelia, Nicholsites, Nicomedites, Phillipites, Pleurofrechites, Pseudohollandites, Salterites, Schreyerites, Semibeyrichites, Serpianites, Trachyornites, Tuchodiceras

Subtaxa: Parafrechites dunni, Parafrechites egorovi, Parafrechites evolutus, Parafrechites kharaulakhensis, Parafrechites meeki, Parafrechites sublaqueatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore