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Huananoceras pseudoopalinum Frech 1895 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Huananoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 258488

Alternative combination: Paraceltites pseudoopalinus

Synonym: Huananoceras perornatum Zhao and Liang 1974 (taxon 171038)

Full reference: F. Frech. 1895. Ueber palaeozoische Faunen aus Asien und Nordafrika. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie 2:47-67

Belongs to Huananoceras according to M. E. Clapham 2015

Sister taxa: Huananoceras involutum, Huananoceras leiyangense, Huananoceras pseudoperornatum, Huananoceras qianjiangense

Type specimens:

  • Huananoceras pseudoopalinum: Its type locality is Ning-kwo-hsien, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine shale in China
  • Huananoceras perornatum: NIGP 14847. Its type locality is Matoupo, Huangliangnan, Duyun County, which is in a Changhsingian deep-water mudstone in the Dalong Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 42.1