Puzosia (Bhimaites) Matsumoto 1954 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

Alternative spelling: Bhimaites

Full reference: T. Matsumoto. 1954. Family Puzosiidae from Hokkaido and Saghalien : Studies on the Cretaceous Ammonoidea from Hokkaido and Saghalien-V. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology 5(2):69-118

Parent taxon: Puzosia according to J. P. Gautam et al. 2019

See also El Qot 2018, Matsumoto 1954, Sepkoski 2002, Wild and Stilwell 2016 and Wright and Kennedy 1984

Sister taxa: Puzosia (Anapuzosia), Puzosia (Latidorsella), Puzosia (Puzosia), Puzosia alaskana, Puzosia aldersona, Puzosia ambigua, Puzosia angladei, Puzosia bistricta, Puzosia brasiliana, Puzosia crebrisulcata, Puzosia cuvervillei, Puzosia diadema, Puzosia hoffmanni, Puzosia intermedia, Puzosia lata, Puzosia longmani, Puzosia media, Puzosia nipponica, Puzosia nolani, Puzosia octosulcata, Puzosia puma, Puzosia quenstedti, Puzosia skidegatensis, Puzosia spathi, Puzosia subquadrata, Puzosia sullivanae, Puzosia tenuis

Subtaxa: Puzosia (Bhimaites) bhima Puzosia (Bhimaites) stoliczkai

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Type: Ammonites bhima

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Egypt (2 collections), India (2), Indian Ocean (1), North Atlantic (1), United States (1: California), Venezuela (2)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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