† Polyptychites


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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  ⇒ Familie: Polyptychitidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Polyptychitinae

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)

Pavlow, 1892

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Alternative Name

Olcostephanus (Polyptychites)

in der Auffassung als Untergattung von Olcostephanus

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 140.2 Ma - End age: 130 Ma
Lower/Early Cretaceous
(Untere Kreide)

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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: 2)

Taxonomic assignment (87)

Occurrences (1)

Locations with GPS information

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • 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)
  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, 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)
  • H. Frebold, 1929 - Ammoniten aus dem Valanginien von Spitzbergen - Skrifter om Svalbard og Ishavet (21), 1-44 (serial monograph, German)
  • 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)