Pseudaspenites layeriformis Welter 1922 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Aspenitidae

Alternative combination: Aspenites layeriformis

Synonyms: Inyoites obliplicatus Chao 1959, Inyoites striatus Chao 1959

Full reference: O. A. Welter. 1922. Die Ammoniten der Unteren Trias von Timor. Palaeontologie von Timor 11:83-160

Belongs to Pseudaspenites according to T. Brühwiler et al. 2012

See also Brayard and Bucher 2008, Brühwiler and Bucher 2012 and Welter 1922

Sister taxa: Pseudaspenites balinii, Pseudaspenites evolutus, Pseudaspenites planus, Pseudaspenites tenuis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 25.9

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (11 collections), India (3), Indonesia (1), Oman (3)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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