†family Aspenitidae Spath 1934 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Aspenitidae

Parent taxon: Sageceratoidea according to Y. Shigeta and H. D. Nguyen 2014

See also Tozer 1981

Sister taxa: Beneckeiidae, Hedenstroemiidae, Sageceratidae

Subtaxa: Aspenites Beatites Pseudaspenites Ussuriaspenites

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Type: Aspenites

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (28 collections), India (12), Indonesia (3), Japan (2), Oman (14), the Russian Federation (3), United States (21: Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah), Vietnam (2)

Total: 85 collections including 120 occurrences

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