Aspidites kingianus Waagen 1895 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1895. Fossils from the Ceratite Formation. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 2(1):1-323

Belongs to Aspidites according to W. Waagen 1895

Sister taxa: Clypeoceras superbum, Clypeoceras timorense, Aspidites dentosus, Aspidites arenosus, Aspidites magnumbilicatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Virgal, Stachella beds, Salt Range, which is in a Smithian marine sandstone in the Ceratite Sandstone Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 185.0

Distribution: found only at Virgal, Stachella beds, Salt Range

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