Hoplotropites auctus Dittmar 1866 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tropitidae

Alternative combination: Ammonites auctus

Synonyms: Margarites subauctus Mojsisovics 1893, Margarites sushena Diener 1906

Belongs to Hoplotropites according to E. T. Tozer 1994

See also Krystyn 1982

Sister taxa: Hoplotropites circumspinatus, Hoplotropites globosus, Hoplotropites intermedius, Hoplotropites jokelyi, Hoplotropites ladislai, Hoplotropites marii, Margarites moffiti, Margarites senilis, Margarites septentrionalis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 25.7


• Triassic of Canada (4: British Columbia collections), Nepal (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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