†subfamily Polyptychitinae Wedekind 1918 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polyptychitidae

Parent taxon: Polyptychitidae according to A. Lukeneder 2004

See also Alsen 2006, Jeletzky and Kemper 1988, Kemper and Jeletzky 1979 and Wright et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Craspeditinae, Siberites, Simbirskitinae, Tolliinae

Subtaxa: Dichotomites Hertleinites Polyptychites

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Type: Polyptychites

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Canada (31: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (22), Mexico (2), Poland (15), the Russian Federation (62), USSR (4), United States (9: California, Oregon)

Total: 148 collections including 276 occurrences

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