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Emilites incertus Böse 1919 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Adrianitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 192727

Alternative combinations: Paralegoceras incertum, Plummerites incertus

Full reference: E. Böse. 1919. The Permo-Carboniferous ammonoids of the Glass Mountains, west Texas, and their stratigraphic significance. Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 1762:1-241

Belongs to Emilites according to T. B. Leonova and M. S. Boiko 2015

Sister taxa: Emilites bennisoni, Emilites brownwoodi, Emilites globosus, Emilites plummeri, Emilites prosperus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Wolf Camp, Glass Mountains, which is in a Gzhelian carbonate limestone in the Gaptank Formation of Texas

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 11.8, shell diameter 10.9