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Jeletzkytes spedeni Landman and Waage 1993 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Scaphitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145264

Full reference: N. H. Landman and K. M. Waage. 1993. Scaphitid ammonites of the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Fox Hills Formation in South Dakota and Wyoming. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 215:1-257

Belongs to Jeletzkytes according to N. H. Landman and K. M. Waage 1993

Sister taxa: Jeletzkytes brevis, Jeletzkytes compressus, Jeletzkytes crassus, Jeletzkytes criptonodosus, Jeletzkytes dorfi, Jeletzkytes furnivali, Jeletzkytes nebrascensis, Jeletzkytes nodosus

Type specimen: YPM 27160, a shell. Its type locality is Locality 54, west of Little Eagle, which is in a Maastrichtian marine siliciclastic in the Fox Hills Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore