Virgatoptychites (Propolyptychites) Kemper 1964 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polyptychitidae

Alternative spellings: Euryptychites (Propolyptychites), Polyptychites (Propolyptychites), Propolyptychites

Parent taxon: Virgatoptychites according to P. Alsen 2006

See also Bogomolov 1989 and Jeletzky and Kemper 1988

Sister taxon: Virgatoptychites changalassensis

Subtaxa: Euryptychites (Propolyptychites) arcticus Euryptychites (Propolyptychites) globulosus Propolyptychites bentheimensis Virgatoptychites (Propolyptychites) pumilio Virgatoptychites (Propolyptychites) quadrifidus Virgatoptychites (Propolyptychites) tenuicostatus

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Greenland (3 collections), the Russian Federation (31)

Total: 34 collections including 41 occurrences

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