Puzosia (Bhimaites)

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Puzosia (Bhimaites)
Temporal range: Albian–Cenomanian[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Ammonitida
Family: Desmoceratidae
Genus: Puzosia
Subgenus: Puzosia (Bhimaites)
Matsumota, 1954
Species [2]
  • P.(B) bhima

Puzosia (Bhimaites) is a desmoceratid ammonite with a subinvolute, mostly smooth, high whorled shell with convex or flat sides and frequent constrictions on the venter. It is included in the subfamily Puzosiinae and has been found in Upper Albian and Cenomanian sediments in Angola, South Africa, and southern India.


  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "Sepkoski's Online Genus Database". Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Paleobiology Database - Puzosia (Bhimaites)". Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
  • Arkell, et al., 1957. Mesozoic Ammonoidea; Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part L. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.