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Metalegoceras shangraoense Zhao and Zheng 1977 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Metalegoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 143180

Alternative combination: Pseudometalegoceras shangraoense

Full reference: J. K. Zhao and Z. G. Zheng. 1977. The Permian ammonoids from Zhejiang and Jiangxi. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 16:217-252

Belongs to Metalegoceras according to W. M. Furnish et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Metalegoceras (Artimetalegoceras), Metalegoceras (Metalegoceras), Metalegoceras ajdaralense, Metalegoceras arcticum, Metalegoceras aricki, Metalegoceras australe, Metalegoceras baylorense, Metalegoceras bosterense, Metalegoceras crenatum, Metalegoceras evolutum, Metalegoceras hudsoni, Metalegoceras kayi, Metalegoceras klimovi, Metalegoceras liratum, Metalegoceras pamiricum, Metalegoceras platyventrum, Metalegoceras rotundatum, Metalegoceras schucherti, Metalegoceras shyndense, Metalegoceras sogurense, Metalegoceras spirale, Metalegoceras striatum, Metalegoceras sundaicum, Metalegoceras toumanskayae, Metalegoceras tschernyschewi

Type specimen: NIGP 44600, a shell. Its type locality is Caijiawan, Pengjia Mb, Shangrao County, which is in a Wordian marine siliciclastic in the Hutang Formation of China.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore