Muensterites okeani Münster 1841 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Alternative combination: Ceratites okeani

Synonym: Ceratites jaegeri 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 Muensterites according to M. Urlichs 2017

See also Klipstein 1843 and Münster 1841

Sister taxa: Muensterites delicatulus, Muensterites ectodus, Muensterites glaciensis, Muensterites helenae, Muensterites hirschi, Muensterites karreri

Type specimens:

  • Muensterites okeani: BSPG AS VII 420, a shell. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Ceratites jaegeri: BMNH C.35990a. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Klipstein BMNH coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 12.1

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Italy (8)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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