Megaphyllites jarbas Münster 1841

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Megaphyllitidae

Alternative combinations: Ceratites jarbas, Pinacoceras jarbas

Synonym: Ammonites umbilicatus Klipstein 1843

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Megaphyllites according to S. Lukeneder and A. Lukeneder 2014

See also Klipstein 1843, Liang 1977, Münster 1841, Shevyrev 1990, von Mojsisovics 1873 and von Mojsisovics 1902

Sister taxa: Megaphyllites applanatus, Megaphyllites chiosensis, Megaphyllites compressus, Megaphyllites evolutus, Megaphyllites gebzensis, Megaphyllites humilis, Megaphyllites insectus, Megaphyllites johannisboehmi, Megaphyllites procerus, Megaphyllites prometheus, Megaphyllites transiens, Megaphyllites wildhorsensis

Type specimens:

  • Megaphyllites jarbas: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Ammonites umbilicatus: BMNH C35978a. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Klipstein BMNH coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 37.3


• Triassic of Austria (5 collections), China (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Romania (1), Slovenia (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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