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Oxycerites (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 15299

Alternative spelling: Oppelia (Oxycerites)

Synonyms: Limoxyites Westermann 1958 (no. 356342), Mesoxyites Westermann 1958 (no. 356344), Otoxyites Westermann 1958 (no. 356346), Oxycerites (Limoxyites) Westermann 1958 (no. 356341), Oxycerites (Mesoxyites) Westermann 1958 (no. 356343), Oxycerites (Otoxyites) Westermann 1958 (no. 356345), Oxycerites (Pleuroxyites) Buckman 1924 (no. 356347), Pleuroxyites Buckman 1924 (no. 356340)

Parent taxon: Oppeliidae according to A. Galácz 2019

Sister taxa: Aconeceratinae, Bonarelliinae, Bukowskites, Cieneguiticeras, Distichoceratinae, Glochiceras, Glochiceratinae, Hecticoceratinae, Mazapilitinae, Naramoceras, Ochetoceratinae, Oppelia, Oppeliinae, Paroecotraustes, Paroxycerites, Pasottia, Prohecticoceras, Streblitinae, Taramelliceratinae

Subtaxa: Oppelia (Oxycerites) chinitnana, Oxycerites (Alcidellus), Oxycerites (Oxycerites), Oxycerites aspidoides, Oxycerites hersilia, Oxycerites orbis, Oxycerites oxus

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore