Clypeoceras Smith 1913 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Synonym: Aspidites Waagen 1895 [replaced name]

Full reference: J. P. Smith. 1913. Ammonoidea. Text-Book of Paleontology 1:617-677

Parent taxon: Proptychitidae according to T. Br├╝hwiler and H. Bucher 2012

See also Sepkoski 2002, Shigeta and Zakharov 2009, Smith 1913 and Tozer 1981

Sister taxa: Arctomeekoceras, Bukkenites, Clypeoceratoides, Discoproptychites, Dunedinites, Evenites, Guodunites, Gyronites, Gyrophiceras hubeiense, Gyrophiceras orientale, Heibergites, Hubeitoceras, Jieshaniceras, Koninckites, Koninckitoides, Koninickites, Kummelia, Leyeceras, Monneticeras, Nanningites, Pachyproptychites, Paraspidites, Pleurogyronites, Prionolobus, Proptychites, Proptychitinae, Pseudaspidites, Pseudoproptychites, Tompoproptychites, Tulongites, Wailiceras, Xiaoqiaoceras

Subtaxa: Aspidites arenosus Aspidites dentosus Aspidites kingianus Aspidites magnumbilicatus Clypeoceras superbum Clypeoceras timorense

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Type: Aspidites superbus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Triassic of Afghanistan (2 collections), China (1), India (1), Pakistan (4), the Russian Federation (4)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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