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Chimbuites Casey and Glaessner 1958 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300953

Full reference: R. Casey and M. F. Glaessner. 1958. Ammonite taxonomy, in New Cretaceous fossils from New Guinea, with a contribution on a new ammonite genus. Records of the South Australian Museum 13:199-226

Parent taxon: Pachydiscidae according to C. W. Wright et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Baskaniceras, Canadoceras, Eopachydiscus, Eupachydiscus, Hoepenites, Lewesiceras, Menabonites, Menuites, Nowakites, Pachydiscoides, Pachydiscus, Patagiosites, Pseudojacobites, Teshioites, Tongoboryceras, Tuberodiscoides, Urakawites

Subtaxa: Chimbuites giganteus, Chimbuites mirindowensis, Chimbuites sinuosocostatus

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Type: Chimbuites sinuosocostatus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore