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Redescription and reinterpretation of Belemnoteuthis (Conoteuthis) pacifica ANDERSON, 1938 (Cephalopoda, Belemnoidea) from the Early Cretaceous of northern California

by Theo Engeser, Hamburg

ENGESER, T. (1993): Redescription and reinterpretation of Belemnoteuthis (Conoteuthis) pacifica ANDERSON, 1938 (Cephalopoda, Belemnoidea) from the Early Cretaceous of northern California. - Freiberger Forschungshefte, C 450, Paläontologie, Stratigraphie, Fazies. - Heft 1. - S. 109-115. - Leipzig 1993.

Abstract

The belemnoid species Volgobelus ? pacificus (ANDERSON, 1938) (=Belemnoteuthis (Conoteuthis) pacifica ANDERSON, 1938) from the Valanginian of northern California - formerly attributed to the family Belemnoteuthididae ZITTEL, 1884 - is redescribed and reinterpreted as "indeterminate belemnoid phragmocone".

Zusammenfassung

Die Belemnoideen-Art Volgobelus ? pacificus (ANDERSON, 1938) (=Belemnoteuthis (Conoteuthis) pacifica ANDERSON, 1938) aus dem Valangin von Nordkalifornien - bisher zu der Familie Belemnoteuthididae ZITTEL, 1884 gestellt - wird neubeschrieben und reinterpretiert als "unbestimmter Belemnitenphragmokon".