Menuites Spath 1922 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Synonyms: Anapachydiscus Yabe and Shimizu 1926, Cobbanoscaphites, Neopachydiscus

Parent taxon: Pachydiscidae according to J. W. M. Jagt et al. 2019

See also Henderson 1970, Ifrim et al. 2015, Kennedy 1986, Kennedy 1999, Kennedy and Cobban 1997, Kennedy et al. 2007, Kennedy and Hancock 1993, Kennedy et al. 1973, Kennedy and Summesberger 1986, Matsumoto 1984, Niebuhr et al. 2016, Sepkoski 2002, Shigeta 2016, Shigeta and Izukura 2018, Shimizu 1935 and Ward and Kennedy 1993

Sister taxa: Baskaniceras, Canadoceras, Chimbuites, Eopachydiscus, Eupachydiscus, Hoepenites, Lewesiceras, Menabonites, Nowakites, Pachydiscoides, Pachydiscus, Patagiosites, Pseudojacobites, Teshioites, Tongoboryceras, Tuberodiscoides, Urakawites

Subtaxa: Anapachydiscus fascicostatus Anapachydiscus nelchinensis Anapachydiscus terminus Menuites costatus Menuites fresvillensis Menuites gerardoi Menuites menu Menuites portlocki Menuites sanadai Menuites soyaensis Menuites wittekindi

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Angola (1 collection), Antarctica (5), Australia (12), Austria (1), Chile (3), France (5), Germany (1), India (1), Iran (1), Japan (9), Jordan (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (1), United States (6: Arkansas, Delaware, New Jersey, Wyoming)

Total: 52 collections including 58 occurrences

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