Belemnopsis Bayle 1878 (belemnite)

Cephalopoda - Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae

Parent taxon: Belemnopseidae according to P. Doyle and S. R. A. Kelly 1988

See also Mutterlose 1986 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Hibolites, Hibolithes, Neohibolites

Subtaxa: Belemnopsis aucklandica Belemnopsis brownei Belemnopsis hastata Belemnopsis hochstetteri

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2 collections), Argentina (4), Chile (1), New Zealand (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (4), Canada (2: British Columbia), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (1), France (4), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Madagascar (16), Nepal (1), New Zealand (53), Papua New Guinea (3), Poland (1), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 104 collections including 118 occurrences

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