Spathites Kummel and Decker 1954 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Acanthoceratidae

Synonyms: Amblydiscus Adkins 1933, Fallotites Wiedmann 1960

Parent taxon: Mammitinae according to M. Benzaggagh et al. 2017

See also Barroso-Barcenilla 2004, Barroso-Barcenilla 2007, Cobban 1988, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy and Cobban 1988, Kennedy and Gale 2016, Sepkoski 2002 and Summesberger 1992

Sister taxa: Buccinammonites, Buchiceras, Cryptometoicoceras, Dunveganoceras, Mammites, Metasigaloceras, Metoicoceras, Mitonia, Nannometoicoceras, Parabuchiceras, Paracompsoceras, Plesiacanthoceras, Praemetoicoceras, Pseudoaspidoceras, Rhamphidoceras, Texacanthoceras

Subtaxa: Spathites (Ingridella) Spathites (Jeanrogericeras) Spathites (Spathites) Spathites coahuilaensis Spathites puercoensis Spathites rioensis

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Type: Spathites chispaensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Brazil (1), France (15), Germany (2), India (1), Mexico (5), Morocco (1), Nigeria (1), Romania (3), Spain (23), Tunisia (1), United States (52: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 106 collections including 120 occurrences

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