Bactrites gaitherensis Gordon 1964 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Bactritida - Bactritidae

Full reference: M. Gordon. 1964. Carboniferous Cephalopods of Arkansas. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 460:1-322

Belongs to Bactrites according to M. Gordon 1964

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

Type specimen: SUI 1984, a shell

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (5: Arkansas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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