Ptychites besnosovi Shevyrev 1995 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ptychitidae

Full reference: A. A. Shevyrev. 1995. Triassic ammonoids of the northwest Caucasus. Rossiyskaya Akademiya Nauk, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 264:1-174

Belongs to Ptychites according to A. A. Shevyrev 1995

Sister taxa: Ptychites cognatus, Ptychites cylindroides, Ptychites densistriatus, Ptychites domatus, Ptychites dontianus, Ptychites durandii, Ptychites eusomus, Ptychites evansi, Ptychites everesti, Ptychites globus, Ptychites gradinarui, Ptychites guloensis, Ptychites hamatus, Ptychites intermedius, Ptychites mahendra, Ptychites maximus, Ptychites miyagiensis, Ptychites nipponicus, Ptychites noricus, Ptychites oppeli, Ptychites opulentus, Ptychites pseudoeuglyphus, Ptychites rugifer, Ptychites sahadeva, Ptychites stachei, Ptychites sumitra, Ptychites suttneri, Ptychites tibetanus, Ptychites trochleaeformis, Ptychites vidura, Ptychites wrighti

Type specimen: PIN 1477/618. Its type locality is Bugunzha River, Ptychites-Flexoptychites beds (Beznosov coll), which is in a Pelsonian marine carbonate in the Acheshbok Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 46.0

Distribution: found only at Bugunzha River, Ptychites-Flexoptychites beds (Beznosov coll)

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