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Paraceratites orientalis Yabe and Shimizu 1927 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Ceratitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 174358

Belongs to Paraceratites according to Y. Bando 1964

Sister taxa: Paraceratites binodosus, Paraceratites brembanus, Paraceratites elegans, Paraceratites rothi, Paraceratites stecki, Paraceratites trinodosus

Type specimen: IGPS 60899. Its type locality is Rifu, Tohoku Railway Line, Matsushima-cho, Miyagi-gun, which is in an Illyrian marine siliciclastic in the Rifu Formation of Japan.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 12.0, shell diameter 68.0