Klipsteinia achelous Munster 1834

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Alternative combinations: Ammonites (Ceratites) achelous, Ceratites achelous

Synonyms: Ammonites hoplophorus Giebel 1852, Goniatites armatus Münster 1841, Goniatites friesei Münster 1841, Rossiceras armatum Münster 1841

Belongs to Klipsteinia according to M. Urlichs 2017

See also Mietto and Manfrin 2008, Münster 1841 and Spath 1951

Sister taxa: Klipsteinia disciformis, Klipsteinia nataliae, Klipsteinia radiata

Type specimens:

  • Klipsteinia achelous: BSPG AS VII 413. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Ammonites hoplophorus:
  • Goniatites armatus: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Goniatites friesei: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 6.89

Distribution:

• Triassic of Italy (12 collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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