Prionolobus Waagen 1895 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Alternative spelling: Meekoceras (Prionolobus)

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

Parent taxon: Proptychitidae according to T. Br├╝hwiler et al. 2008

See also Hyatt and Smith 1905 and Tozer 1994

Sister taxa: Arctomeekoceras, Bukkenites, Clypeoceras, Clypeoceratoides, Discoproptychites, Dunedinites, Evenites, Guodunites, Gyronites, Gyrophiceras hubeiense, Gyrophiceras orientale, Heibergites, Hubeitoceras, Jieshaniceras, Koninckites, Koninckitoides, Koninickites, Kummelia, Leyeceras, Monneticeras, Nanningites, Pachyproptychites, Paraspidites, Pleurogyronites, Proptychites, Proptychitinae, Pseudaspidites, Pseudoproptychites, Tompoproptychites, Tulongites, Wailiceras, Xiaoqiaoceras

Subtaxa: Meekoceras (Prionolobus) waageni Prionolobus atavus Prionolobus buchianus Prionolobus compressus Prionolobus hubeiensis Prionolobus impressus Prionolobus konincki Prionolobus lucinus Prionolobus ophioneus Prionolobus ovalis Prionolobus plicatilis Prionolobus plicatus Prionolobus rotundatus Prionolobus sequens Prionolobus welteri

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Type: Prionolobus atavus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (5: British Columbia collections), China (15), Greenland (2), India (6), Pakistan (12), the Russian Federation (5), United States (1: California)

• Permian of Iran (1)

Total: 47 collections including 52 occurrences

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