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Parapachydiscus oceanus Maury 1930 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 144489

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1930. O Cretaceo da Parahyba do Norte. Servišo Geologico E Mineralogico do Brasil Monographia 8:1-305

Belongs to Parapachydiscus according to C. J. Maury 1930

Sister taxa: Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras), Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus), Pachydiscus averilli, Pachydiscus epiplectus, Pachydiscus excelsus, Pachydiscus flexuosus, Pachydiscus gollevillensis, Pachydiscus hauthali, Pachydiscus henleyensis, Pachydiscus levyi, Pachydiscus merriami, Pachydiscus naumanni, Pachydiscus neubergicus, Pachydiscus oregonensis, Pachydiscus patagonicus, Pachydiscus peramplus, Pachydiscus precolligatus, Pachydiscus riccardi, Pachydiscus stallauensis, Pachydiscus steinmanni, Parapachydiscus arionis, Parapachydiscus coalingensis, Parapachydiscus eurydice, Pachydiscus (Parapachydiscus) gardneri, Parapachydiscus hera, Parapachydiscus hermes, Parapachydiscus panochensis, Parapachydiscus parahybensis, Parapachydiscus albuquerquei, Pachydiscus (Parapachydiscus) woodringi, Parapachydiscus gabbi, Parapachydiscus reedsi, Parapachydiscus stanislausensis, Parapachydiscus poseidon, Parapachydiscus brasiliensis, Parapachydiscus psyche, Parapachydiscus williamsoni, Parapachydiscus orpheus, Parapachydiscus peninsularis, Parapachydiscus perseus, Parapachydiscus endymion, Parapachydiscus bruneti, Parapachydiscus euzebioi, Parapachydiscus cortinaensis, Parapachydiscus gettyi, Parapachydiscus catarinae, Parapachydiscus sumneri, Parapachydiscus athena, Parapachydiscus abbotti, Parapachydiscus bidwelli, Joaquinites fascicostatum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Right bank of Rio Gramame (Sphenodiscus zone), which is in a Maastrichtian carbonate limestone in Brazil

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore