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Leptosphinctes (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 15110

Synonyms: Glyptosphinctes Buckman 1925 (no. 357574), Kubanoceras Kakadze and Zesashvili 1956 (no. 357572), Spathia Schindewolf 1925 (no. 357573)

Parent taxon: Leptosphinctinae according to A. Galacz 2012

Sister taxa: Praeleptosphinctes, Stephanosphinctes, Vermisphinctes

Subtaxa: Leptosphinctes (Cleistosphinctes), Leptosphinctes (Leptosphinctes), Leptosphinctes tabernai, Leptosphinctes tenuiplicatus

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Type: Leptosphinctes leptus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore