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Yezoites orbignyi Kennedy 1995 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Scaphitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 341400

Synonym: Scaphites compressus d'Orbigny 1842 [replaced name] (taxon 341401)

Full reference: W. J. Kennedy. 1995. Systematic palaeontology, in Ammonite faunas, biostratigraphy, and sequence stratigraphy of the Coniacian-Santonian of the Corbières (NE Pyrénées). Bulletin des Centres de Recherches Elf Exploration-Production Elf-Aquitaine 19:377-499

Belongs to Yezoites according to W. J. Kennedy 1995

Sister taxa: Yezoites bladenensis, Yezoites planus, Yezoites puerculus, Yezoites subevolutus, Otoscaphites (Otoscaphites), Otoscaphites arnaudi, Otoscaphites teshioensis, Otoscaphites reidi, Otoscaphites (Hyposcaphites), Otoscaphites seabeensis

Type specimens:

  • Yezoites orbignyi: MNHN.F.R01249, a shell. Its type locality is Soulatgé (d'Orbigny collection), which is in a Coniacian marine marl in France.
  • Scaphites compressus: MNHN.F.R01249, a shell.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore