Polyptychites (Astieriptychites) astieriptychus Voronetz 1958 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polyptychitidae

Alternative combinations: Astieriptychites astieriptychus, Euryptychites (Euryptychites) astieriptychus, Polyptychites (Astieriptychites) astierptychus

Synonyms: Astieriptychites sphaericiformis Gordeev 1971, Astieriptychites tenuiptychus Bodylevsky 1960, Euryptychites splendens Bodylevsky 1968

Belongs to Polyptychites (Astieriptychites) according to P. Alsen 2006

See also Bogomolov 1989

Sister taxa: Astieriptychites obsoletus, Polyptychites (Astieriptychites) astieriformis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 65.6

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Greenland (2 collections), the Russian Federation (16), USSR (1)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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