Discoptychites megalodiscus Beyrich 1867 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Sturiidae

Alternative combinations: Ammonites megalodiscus, Ptychites megalodiscus

Belongs to Discoptychites according to A. Vörös 2018

See also Arthaber 1896, Arthaber 1915, Monnet and Bucher 2005, Skwarko 1973 and Vörös 2010

Sister taxa: Discoptychites inaicus, Discoptychites korkodonensis, Discoptychites pauli, Discoptychites seebachi, Discoptychites subfastigatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 175.3

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (2 collections), Hungary (9), Papua New Guinea (2), Turkey (1), United States (3: Nevada)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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