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Kymatites yanjiaensis Xu 1988 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Gyronitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166264

Full reference: G. H. Xu. 1988. Early Triassic cephalopods from Lichuan, western Hubei. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 27:437-456

Belongs to Kymatites according to Y. D. Zakharov and L. Mu 2007

Sister taxa: Kymatites posterus, Kymatites typus, Kymatites xiaohensis

Type specimen: Yichang Inst Geol Min Res IV50593. Its type locality is Xiaohe Xh-80-C-2, Lichuan, which is in a Dienerian carbonate lime mudstone in the Ruiping Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 7.89, shell diameter 37.7