† Polyptychitidae


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Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eutriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Neotriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eucoelomata  ⇒ Superstamm: Eutrochozoa  ⇒ Stamm: Mollusca  ⇒ Klasse: Cephalopoda  ⇒ Unterklasse: Ammonoïdea  ⇒ Ordnung: Ammonitida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Ammonitina  ⇒ Überfamilie: Perisphinctoidea

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Wedekind, 1918

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 152.1 Ma - End age: 129.4 Ma
Lower/Early Cretaceous
(Untere Kreide)
Upper/Late Jurassic

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Motility: fast-moving
Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature


Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 15)

Taxonomic assignment (262)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • M. A. Rogov, 2017 - Jurassic deposits of the southern part of the Moscow syneclyse and their fauna - Transactions of the Geological Institute (), - (journal article, English)
  • P. Alsen, 2006 - The Early Cretaceous (Late Ryazanian-Early Hauterivian) ammonite fauna of North-East Greenland: taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and biogeography - Fossils and Strata (53), 1-229 (journal article, English)
  • A. Lukeneder, 2004 - Late Valanginian ammonoids: Mediterranean and Boreal elements – Implications on sea-level controlled migration (Ebenforst Syncline; Northern Calcareous Alps; Upper Austria) - Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences (95/96), 46-59 (journal article, English)
  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, English)
  • V. A. Zakharov, 1999 - Biostratigraphy of the Neocomian of the northern Ob' region - Russian Geology and Geophysics (40), 1117-1129 (journal article, English)
  • C. W. Wright, 1996 - Cretaceous Ammonoidea - Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology (L), 1-362 (book/book chapter, English)
  • Y. I. Bogomolov, 1989 - Poliptikhity (Ammonity) i biostratigrafiya boreal'nogo Valanzhina - Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Sibirskoe Otdelenie Trudy Instituta Geologii I Geofiziki (696), 1-199 (serial monograph, Russian)
  • J. A. Jeletzky, 1988 - Comparative paleontology and stratigraphy of Valanginian Polyptychitinae and Simbirskitinae in Sverdrup Basin (Arctic Canada) and lower Saxony Basin (northwest Germany) - Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (377), 1-220 (serial monograph, English)
  • E. Kemper, 1979 - New stratigraphically and phylogenetically important Olcostephanid (Ammonitida) taxa from the uppermost Lower and Upper Valanginian of Sverdrup Basin - Geological Society of Canada Paper (79), 1-25 (serial monograph, English)
  • J. A. Jeletzky, 1965 - Thorsteinssonoceras. A new craspeditid ammonitre from the Valanginian of Ellesmere Island, Arctic Archipelago - Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (120), 1-16 (serial monograph, English)
  • R. W. Imlay, 1960 - Ammonites of Early Cretaceous age (Valanginian and Hauterivian) from the Pacific Coast states - United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (334), 1-228 (serial monograph, English)
  • L. F. Spath, 1947 - Additional observations on the invertebrates (chiefly ammonites) of the Jurassic and Cretaceous of East Greenland - Meddeleser om Grønland (132), 1-69 (journal article, English)
  • R. W. Imlay, 1940 - Neocomian Faunas of Northern Mexico - Geological Society America Bulletin (51), 117-190 (journal article, English)
  • H. Frebold, 1929 - Ammoniten aus dem Valanginien von Spitzbergen - Skrifter om Svalbard og Ishavet (21), 1-44 (serial monograph, German)
  • F. W. Whitehouse, 1927 - Additions to the Cretaceous ammonite fauna of Eastern Australia - Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (9), 109-120 (journal article, English)
  • F. W. Whitehouse, 1926 - The Cretaceous Ammonoidea of Eastern Australia - Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (8), 195-242 (journal article, English)
  • T. W. Stanton, 1895 - Contributions to the Cretaceous paleontology of the Pacific coast. : The fauna of the Knoxville - Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey (133), 1-132 (journal article, English)


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GUID (Global unique identifier) 8CFB6ACF-A6B3-4099-91C2-B1B3EC96DC72
Database ID 7871