Ponteixites Warren 1934 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Scaphitidae

Full reference: P. S. Warren. 1934. Palaeontology of the Bearpaw Formation. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 28:81-97

Parent taxon: Scaphitinae according to A. C. Riccardi 1983

See also Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002 and Warren 1934

Sister taxa: Acanthoscaphites, Discoscaphites, Eoscaphites, Indoscaphites, Jeletzkytes, Rhaeboceras, Scaphites, Trachyscaphites

Subtaxa: Ponteixites gracilis Ponteixites robustus

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Type: Ponteixites robustus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (13: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections)

Total: 13 collections including 18 occurrences

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