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Muensterites okeani

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Taxonomy
Ceratites okeani was named by Münster (1841). Its type specimen is BSPG AS VII 420, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

It was recombined as Muensterites okeani by Urlichs (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Ceratites okeani Münster p. 132 figs. Pl 15, fig 19
1843Ceratites jaegeri Klipstein p. 133 figs. Pl 8, fig 4
2017Muensterites okeani Urlichs p. 192 figs. 9.6-9.8, 10.3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTrachyceratoidea(Haug 1894)
familyTrachyceratidaeHaug 1894
subfamilyTrachyceratinaeHaug 1894
genusMuensteritesMojsisovics 1893
speciesokeani()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height45.894.208.505.801.79
shell diameter412.19.3015.312.32.54
shell inflation43.022.104.003.200.922

Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:33:06
Modified: 2005-10-06 16:36:47
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2003

Age range: Julian or 235.00000 to 232.00000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Julian235.0 - 232.0Austria Muensterites okeani (184733)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Ceratites jaegeri (145649) Ceratites okeani (type locality: 137429) Muensterites okeani (171155 184701 184703 184718 184722 184732 184734)