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Paracrochordiceras qinghaiense Wang and Chen 1979 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Acrochordiceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175265

Full reference: Y. G. Wang and G. L. Chen. 1979. Cephalopoda taxonomic names. Paleontological Atlas of Northwest China, Qinghai Volume 1:3-59

Belongs to Paracrochordiceras according to Y. G. Wang and G. L. Chen 1979

Sister taxa: Paracrochordiceras americanum, Paracrochordiceras asseretoi, Paracrochordiceras benderi, Paracrochordiceras denseplicatum, Paracrochordiceras mclearni, Paracrochordiceras pandya, Paracrochordiceras pingtangense, Paracrochordiceras plicatus, Paracrochordiceras silberlingi, Paracrochordiceras welteri

Type specimen: NIGP 33988. Its type locality is Saizong Monastery VIII F53-1-F-1, Xinghai County, which is in an Aegean/Bithynian marine horizon in the Gulangdi Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore