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Lituite
Lituite Lit"u*ite, n. [See Lituus.] (Paleon.) Any species of ammonites of the genus Lituites. They are found in the Cretaceous formation.

Meaning of Lituite from wikipedia

- Lituites is an extinct nautiloid genus from the Middle Ordovician and type for the Lituitidae (a tarphycerid family) that in some more recent taxonomies...
- transitional forms such as the Ordovician Lituites can be rejected out of hand as evolutionarily unlikely. Lituites and the Lituitidae are derived tarphycerids...
- another type of extinct, straight-s****ed cephalopod. Belemnite Hamites Lituites Paleontological Institute. "Part K, Mollusca 3". Treatise on Invertebrate...
- million years. Many were initially straight-s****ed, as in the extinct genus Lituites. They developed in the Late Cambrian period and became a significant group...
- Nautiloidea being a sister group to Coleoidea. Ammonoidea Belemnoidea Lituites "The Cephalopoda". The University of California Museum of Paleontology...
- the lower and middle of the period. Five genera included the type genus, Lituites, are known only from the Middle Ordovician and one, Tyrioceras, is known...
- deep hypononic and ocular sinuses, not too dissimilar from the Ordovician Lituites, to which this genus is possibly allied. Some 12 species have been described...
- †Librovitschiceras †Linstroemoceras †Liroceras †Lispoceras †Litoceras †Litogyroceras †Lituites †Llanoceras †Lobendoceras †Loganoceras †Lophoceras †Lopingoceras †Lorieroceras...
- semi-tubular cyrtoconic section. Ancistroceras may also have given rise to Lituites by evolving a narrower, less rapidly expanding, orthocone along with greater...
- (late Přídolí) Upper Setul Limestone  Malaysia A member of Orthocerida. Lituites evolutus Sp. nov Valid Fang, Chen & Zhang in Fang et al. Ordovician Datianba...
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