Discoproptychites walcotti Hyatt and Smith 1905 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Alternative combination: Proptychites walcotti

Full reference: A. Hyatt and J. P. Smith. 1905. The Triassic cephalopod genera of America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 40:1-394

Belongs to Discoproptychites according to L. D. Kiparisova 1956

See also Hyatt and Smith 1905

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Union Wash, Meekoceras bed, Inyo Range, which is in a Smithian slope limestone in the Union Wash Formation of California

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Union Wash, Meekoceras bed, Inyo Range

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