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Cryptotexanites Kennedy and Cobban 1993 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14737

Full reference: W. J. Kennedy and W. A. Cobban. 1993. Lower Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) ammonites from the Merchantville Formation of New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. Journal of Paleontology 67(5):828-849

Parent taxon: Texanitinae according to W. J. Kennedy and W. A. Cobban 1993

Sister taxa: Aneuretoceras, Bevahites, Defordiceras, Menabites, Neogauthiericeras, Paratexanites, Plesiotexanites, Pleurotexanites, Protexanites, Reginaites, Submortoniceras, Texanites

Subtaxa: Cryptotexanites paedomorphicus

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Type: Cryptotexanites paedomorphicus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore