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Phragmoteuthis ticinensis Rieber 1970 (belemnite)

Cephalopoda - Phragmoteuthida - Phragmoteuthididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 258650

Full reference: H. Rieber. 1970. Phragmoteuthis ? ticinensis n. sp., ein Coleoidea-Rest aus der Grenzbitumenzone (Mittlere Trias) des Monte San Giorgio (Kt. Tessin, Schweiz). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 44:32-40

Belongs to Phragmoteuthis according to H. Rieber 1970

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIMUZ N/1. Its type locality is Monte San Giorgio, point 902, unspecified layer, which is in an Illyrian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore