Praestrigites

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Praestrigites
Temporal range: Aalenian–Bajocian[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Superfamily: Haplocerataceae
Family: Strigoceratidae
Genus: Praestrigites

Praestrigites is a genus from the Strigoceratidae which is included in the ammonitid superfamily, Haplocerataceae.

Praestrigites was named by Buckman in 1924, who also that year named the family Strigoceratidae. The genotype is P. praenuntius

Distribution[edit]

Praestrigites comes from the Middle Jurassic (Bajocian) [1] and has been found in Morocco. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "Sepkoski's Online Genus Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Paleobiology Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28.