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Balatonites lineatus Arthaber 1896 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Balatonitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356645

Full reference: G. Arthaber. 1896. Die Cephalopodenfauna der Reiflinger Kalke. Beiträge zur Paläontologie und Geologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients 10:1-111

Belongs to Balatonites according to G. Arthaber 1896

Sister taxa: Balatonites balatonicus, Balatonites constrictus, Balatonites contractus, Balatonites doris, Balatonites egregius, Balatonites gemmatus, Balatonites gracilis, Balatonites haueri, Balatonites hexatuberculatus, Balatonites hystrix, Balatonites kingi, Balatonites lateumbilicatus, Balatonites ottonis, Balatonites oyamai, Balatonites punjabiensis, Balatonites semilaevis, Balatonites shoshonensis, Balatonites transfuga, Balatonites whitneyi

Subtaxa: Balatonites lineatus confertus

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Type specimen: Its type locality is Tiefengraben (Arthaber section), which is in a Pelsonian/Illyrian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria

Ecology: nektonic carnivore