Pterosirenites Tozer 1980 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Full reference: E. T. Tozer. 1980. New genera of Triassic Ammonoidea. Current Research, Part A. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 80-1A:107-113

Parent taxon: Sirenitinae according to E. T. Tozer 1994

See also Sepkoski 2002, Tozer 1980 and Tozer 1981

Sister taxa: Anasirenites, Diplosirenites, Neosirenites, Norosirenites, Orientosirenites, Pamphagosirenites, Pseudosirenites, Pseudotibetites, Seimkanites, Sirenites, Sirenites nabeschi, Sirenotrachyceras, Striatosirenites, Vredenburgites

Subtaxa: Pterosirenites auritus Pterosirenites nelgehensis Pterosirenites obrucevi Pterosirenites seimkanensis

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Type: Pterosirenites auritus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (4: British Columbia collections), the Russian Federation (6), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3)

Total: 13 collections including 17 occurrences

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