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Pterosirenites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Taxonomy
Pterosirenites was named by Tozer (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Pterosirenites auritus.

It was assigned to Sirenitinae by Tozer (1980), Tozer (1981) and Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Pterosirenites Tozer p. 110
1981Pterosirenites Tozer p. 96
1994Pterosirenites Tozer p. 172
2002Pterosirenites Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTrachyceratoidea(Haug 1894)
familyTrachyceratidaeHaug 1894
subfamilySirenitinaeTozer 1971
genusPterosirenites

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. †Pterosirenites Tozer 1980
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Pterosirenites auritus Tozer 1980
Pterosirenites nelgehensis Arkhipov 1974
Pterosirenites obrucevi Bajarunas 1932
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height1424.912.032.031.07.51
shell diameter1446.324.088.047.917.6
shell inflation146.464.5010.95.253.04

Composition: aragoniteo
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:33:06
Modified: 2005-10-06 16:36:47
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2003

Age range: Lacian or 221.50000 to 215.56000 Ma

Collections (13 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lacian221.5 - 215.56Canada (British Columbia) P. auritus (138592 139131 141695 141731)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56Svalbard and Jan Mayen Argosirenites nelgehensis, Argosirenites obrucevi (151217 151218) Argosirenites sp. (151223)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56Russian Federation Argosirenites nelgehensis (214804) Argosirenites obrucevi (202710 214805) Paratibetites seimkanensis (151092) Paratibetites seimkanensis, Argosirenites nelgehensis (214807) P. obruchevi, P. nelgechensis (69438)