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A goniatite is a small ammonoid from the Devonian and Carboniferous period, with simple suture lines because the septa still have a smooth, slightly curved pattern. The order of Goniatitida belongs to the squidlike class (Cephalopoda) and the phylum molluscs (Mollusca).

Example of a Goniatite.


 Description of the suture lines of goniatites, ceratites and ammonites.



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