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Kymatites xiaohensis Xu 1988 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Gyronitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166265

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

Belongs to Kymatites according to G. H. Xu 1988

Sister taxa: Kymatites posterus, Kymatites typus, Kymatites yanjiaensis

Type specimen: Yichang Inst Geol Min Res IV50594. Its type locality is Xiaohe Xh-80-C-1, Lichuan, which is in a Dienerian carbonate lime mudstone in the Ruiping Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 9.30, shell diameter 51.0