Taxon profile


Lituites lituus de Montfort, 1808

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Lituitida »  family Lituitidae »  genus Lituites

Scientific synonyms

?Lituites perfectus Wahlenberg, 1821

Type taxon of:Lituites Bertrand, 1763 (Lituites lituus de Montfort, 1808)
Temporal range:Ordovician > Middle Ordovician > DarriwilianUpper Ordovician > Sandbian

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Dobrotivá formation

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [309653]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Lituites lituus Montfort, 1808]
Data retrieved on: 9 October 2019
EN Aubrechtová, M. & Turek, V. (2018): Lituitid cephalopods from the Middle Ordovician of Bohemia and their paleobiogeographic affinities, Bulletin of Geosciences 93(3), 401–417 [as Lituites lituus de Montfort, 1808]

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