Alpinites

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Alpinites
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Goniatitida
Suborder: Tornoceratatina
Superfamily: Tornocerataceae
Family: Posttornoceratidae
Subfamily: Discoclymeniinae
Genus: Alpinites
Bogoslovsky 1971

Alpinites is a genus belonging to the Discoclymeniinae subfamily, a member of the Goniatitida order. They are an extinct group of ammonoid, which are shelled cephalopods related to squids, belemnites, octopuses, and cuttlefish, and more distantly to the nautiloids.

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