Arcestes Suess 1865 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Arcestidae

Parent taxon: Arcestidae according to E. T. Tozer 1981

See also Astakhova 1971, Sepkoski 2002 and Spath 1951

Sister taxa: Anisarcestes, Galeites, Gonarcestes, Proarcestes, Rhaetites, Stenarcestes

Subtaxa: Arcestes (Pararcestes) Arcestes acutegaleatus Arcestes agnatus Arcestes andersoni Arcestes antonii Arcestes aspidostomus Arcestes biceps Arcestes bicornis Arcestes boeckhi Arcestes bufo Arcestes cheilostomus Arcestes ciceronis Arcestes clausus Arcestes colonus Arcestes compressus Arcestes conjugens Arcestes cylindroides Arcestes czoernigi Arcestes decipiens Arcestes dicerus Arcestes didymus Arcestes dimidiatus Arcestes diphyus Arcestes distinctus Arcestes esinensis Arcestes evolutus Arcestes galeiformis Arcestes gibbus Arcestes gigantogaleatus Arcestes holostomus Arcestes hypocyrtus Arcestes inflatogaleatus Arcestes intuslabiatus Arcestes leptomorphus Arcestes megalosomus Arcestes megaphyllus Arcestes microcephalus Arcestes monachus Arcestes monocerus Arcestes muensteri Arcestes nannodes Arcestes obtusegaleatus Arcestes oligosarcus Arcestes ooides Arcestes opertus Arcestes oxycephalus Arcestes oxystomus Arcestes pachystomus Arcestes pannonicus Arcestes parvogaleatus Arcestes periolcus Arcestes placenta Arcestes platystomus Arcestes polycaulus Arcestes polysarcus Arcestes probletostomus Arcestes pseudogaleatus Arcestes pugillaris Arcestes richthofeni Arcestes seimkanensis Arcestes semistriatus Arcestes simostomus Arcestes simplex Arcestes sisyphus Arcestes stenostomus Arcestes subdistinctus Arcestes subsimplex Arcestes subtridentinus Arcestes syngonus Arcestes tacitus Arcestes taramellianus Arcestes tenuis Arcestes tomostomus Arcestes tridentinus Arcestes trompianus Arcestes ventricosus

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Type: Ammonites galeiformis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (38 collections), Bosnia and Herzegovina (11), Canada (8: British Columbia), Chile (1), Georgia (1), Germany (2), Hungary (4), Indonesia (3), Iran (2), Israel (1), Italy (8), Mexico (1), Nepal (1), New Zealand (4), Oman (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4), Slovenia (2), Turkey (3), Ukraine (7), United States (20: Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon)

• Permian of Indonesia (1)

Total: 127 collections including 223 occurrences

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