Bactrites gracile Blumenbach 1803 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Bactritida - Bactritidae

Alternative combination: Orthoceratites gracile

Belongs to Bactrites according to B. Kröger 2008

Sister taxa: Bactrites bolorensis, Bactrites carbonarius, Bactrites elcapitanensis, Bactrites gaitherensis, Bactrites mexicanus, Bactrites mirificus, Bactrites pandanifoliolus, Bactrites redactus, Bactrites sempiternus, Bactrites smithianus, Bactrites steinhaueri, Bactrites subconicus, Bactrites ultuganensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Cephalopod soft-tissue attachments, Wissenbach (Devonian of Germany)

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