Proarcestes gaytani Klipstein 1843 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Arcestidae

Alternative combinations: Ammonites gaytani, Arcestes gaytani

Full reference: A. Klipstein. 1843. Beschreibung neuer Versteinerungen von St. Cassian und einiger anderer Localitäten, Erster Abschnitt. Mollusken. Beiträge zur Geologischen Kenntniss der Östlichen Alpen 101-207

Belongs to Proarcestes according to T. V. Astakhova 1971

See also Astakhova 1968, Klipstein 1843, von Mojsisovics 1875, von Mojsisovics 1882 and von Mojsisovics 1902

Sister taxa: Arcestes (Proarcestes) carpenteri, Arcestes (Proarcestes) pacificus, Arcestes (Proarcestes) shastensis, Arcestes (Proarcestes) traski, Arcestes (Proarcestes) whitneyi, Arcestes (Proarcestes) winnemae, Proarcestes ausseeanus, Proarcestes balfouri, Proarcestes barrandei, Proarcestes bicarinatus, Proarcestes boeckhi, Proarcestes bramantei, Proarcestes danai, Proarcestes dittmari, Proarcestes escheri, Proarcestes esinensis, Proarcestes gabbi, Proarcestes marcheanus, Proarcestes marcoui, Proarcestes moeschi, Proarcestes mojsisovicsi, Proarcestes nevadanus, Proarcestes pannonicus, Proarcestes planus, Proarcestes reyeri, Proarcestes subtridentinus, Proarcestes wittenburgi

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Gaytan coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 26.0


• Triassic of Austria (4 collections), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Italy (5), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Slovenia (1), Ukraine (3)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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