Saghalinites teshioensis Matsumoto 1984 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Tetragonitidae

Full reference: T. Matsumoto. 1984. Part I. Ammonites from the Upper Campanian of the Teshio Mountains. Palaeontological Society of Japan Special Papers 27:5-32

Belongs to Saghalinites according to Y. Shigeta and M. Izukura 2018

See also Matsumoto 1984 and Shigeta 2016

Sister taxa: Saghalinites cala, Saghalinites nuperus, Saghalinites wrighti

Type specimen: GK. H95971, a shell. Its type locality is Loc. T5011 - Uttsu [Yezo Gp], which is in a Campanian marine sandstone in Japan.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 55.7

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Japan (5 collections), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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