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Xenodiscus Waagen 1879 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Xenodiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14458

Synonym: Xenaspis (taxon 169275)

Full reference: W. H. Waagen. 1879. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part I. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(1):1-72

Parent taxon: Xenodiscidae according to Z. R. Zhou 2017

Sister taxa: Aldanoceras, Arasella, Arctotirolites, Hypophiceras, Iranites, Kaibinoceras, Kelteroceras, Metophiceras, Paraceltitoides, Penglaites, Phisonites, Sakhaites, Shevyrevites, Sutchanites, Tompophiceras

Subtaxa: Xenodiscus besairiei, Xenodiscus carbonarius, Xenodiscus chaotianensis, Xenodiscus dieneri, Xenodiscus dorashamensis, Xenodiscus guangxiensis, Xenodiscus koczyrkeviczi, Xenodiscus wanneri, Xenodiscus xizangensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore