Proptychites Waagen 1895 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1895. Fossils from the Ceratite Formation. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 2(1):1-323

Parent taxon: Proptychitidae according to X. Dai et al. 2018

See also Sepkoski 2002, Tozer 1994 and Zhang et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: Proptychites aberrans Proptychites alterammonoides Proptychites ammonoides Proptychites anomalus Proptychites candidus Proptychites discoides Proptychites grandis Proptychites haydeni Proptychites intermedius Proptychites khoorensis Proptychites kummeli Proptychites latifimbriatus Proptychites lawrencianus Proptychites magnumbilicatus Proptychites mulleri Proptychites newelli Proptychites obliqueplicatus Proptychites oldhamianus Proptychites pagei Proptychites plicatus Proptychites rosenkrantzi Proptychites simplex Proptychites subdiscoides Proptychites subgrandis Proptychites trilobatus Proptychites undatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (17: British Columbia, Nunavut collections), China (11), Greenland (25), India (10), Oman (4), Pakistan (21), the Russian Federation (3), United States (7: Alaska, Nevada)

Total: 98 collections including 116 occurrences

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