Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Jeletzkytes dorfi Landman and Waage 1993 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Scaphitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145271

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 W. A. Cobban 2003

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

Type specimen: YPM 23175, a shell. Its type locality is RB103, Redbird, which is in a Maastrichtian marine sandstone in the Fox Hills Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore