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Rotodiscoceras dushanense Zhao et al. 1978 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Pleuronodoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 205162

Full reference: J. K. Zhao, X. L. Liang, and Z. G. Zheng. 1978. Late Permian cephalopods of south China. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series B 154(12):1-194

Belongs to Rotodiscoceras according to M. Q. Wang 1990

Sister taxa: Rotodiscoceras asiaticum, Rotodiscoceras guizhouense, Rotodiscoceras hubeiense, Rotodiscoceras kwangsiense, Rotodiscoceras langdaiense, Rotodiscoceras latilobatum, Rotodiscoceras longilobatum, Rotodiscoceras torulosum, Rotodiscoceras wangcangense

Type specimen: NIGP 34350. Its type locality is Tuzishan, Dushanzhen, Guangde County, which is in a Changhsingian carbonate limestone in the Changxing Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 17.5, shell diameter 59.1