Emilites prosperus Ruzhentsev 1978 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Adrianitidae

Full reference: V. E. Ruzhentsev. 1978. Asselian ammonoids in the Pamirs. Paleontological Journal 12:32-49

Belongs to Emilites according to T. B. Leonova and M. S. Boiko 2015

See also Ehiro et al. 2014, Ruzhentsev 1978 and Zhou 1987

Sister taxa: Emilites bennisoni, Emilites brownwoodi, Emilites globosus, Emilites incertus, Emilites plummeri

Type specimen: PIN 3740/413. Its type locality is Shor-Bulak-Say River, sample 147/4, Pamir Mountains, which is in an Asselian marine sandstone in the Bazardarian Formation of Tajikistan.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 17.2

Distribution:

• Permian of Japan (1 collection), Tajikistan (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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