Acanthoteuthis Wagner in Munster 1839 (belemnite)

Cephalopoda - Belemnitida - Belemnotheutidae

Synonyms: Belemnoteuthis Pearce 1842, Ostracoteuthis Zittel 1884

Parent taxon: Belemnotheutidae according to P. Doyle and E. V. Shakides 2004

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Antarctiteuthis, Chondroteuthis

Subtaxa: Acanthoteuthis antiquus Acanthoteuthis leichi Acanthoteuthis mayri Acanthoteuthis polonica Acanthoteuthis speciosa Acanthoteuthis syriaca

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Type: Acanthoteuthis speciosa

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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