Paleontological Journal

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 142–147

New representatives of the family Melagathiceratidae (Ammonoidea) from the Lower Triassic of South Primorye


DOI: 10.1134/S0031030112020116

Cite this article as:
Smyshlyaeva, O.P. & Zakharov, Y.D. Paleontol. J. (2012) 46: 142. doi:10.1134/S0031030112020116


A new ammonoid genus, Ussurijuvenites (Melagathiceratidae), is described from the early Olenekian of South Primorye, represented by two new species (U. popovi sp. nov. and U. artyomensis sp. nov.); data on the inner shell structure of melagathiceratid ammonoids (based on U. artyomensis sp. nov.) are presented for the first time.


ammonites Olenekian (Lower Triassic) South Primorye 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Far East Geological Institute, Far East BranchRussian Academy of ScienceVladivostokRussia

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