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Balatonites egregius Arthaber 1896 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Balatonitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356898

Synonyms: Balatonites armiger Arthaber 1896 (no. 356899), Balatonites bullatus Arthaber 1896 (no. 356910), Balatonites corvini Arthaber 1896 (no. 356912), Balatonites diffissus Arthaber 1896 (no. 356900), Balatonites galateae Arthaber 1896 (no. 356906), Balatonites jovis Arthaber 1896 (no. 356904), Balatonites jubilans Arthaber 1896 (no. 356907), Balatonites peleus Arthaber 1896 (no. 356909), Balatonites scylla Arthaber 1896 (no. 356908), Balatonites stenodiscus Arthaber 1896 (no. 356902), Balatonites variesellatus Arthaber 1896 (no. 356901)

Full reference: G. Arthaber. 1896. Die Cephalopodenfauna der Reiflinger Kalke. II. Abtheilung: Die Fauna des Fundortes “Rahnbauerkogel”. Beiträge zur Paläontologie und Geologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients 10:192-242

Belongs to Balatonites according to J. Hohenegger and F. Tatzreiter 1992

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

Type specimens:

  • Balatonites egregius: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria
  • Balatonites armiger: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites bullatus: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites corvini: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites diffissus: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites galateae: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites jovis: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites jubilans: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites peleus: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites scylla: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites stenodiscus: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.
  • Balatonites variesellatus: Its type locality is Rahnbauerkogel, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Gutenstein Formation of Austria.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore