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Prototoceras plicatum Chao and Liang 1965 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Araxoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 207764

Belongs to Prototoceras according to J. K. Zhao et al. 1978

Sister taxa: Prototoceras anfuense, Prototoceras complanatum, Prototoceras diluterotalum, Prototoceras fengchengense, Prototoceras hunanense, Prototoceras inflatum, Prototoceras japonicum, Prototoceras longilobatum, Prototoceras multidenticulatum, Prototoceras pachygyrum, Prototoceras pulchriforme, Prototoceras simplex, Prototoceras venustum, Prototoceras xiangulingense

Type specimen: Its type locality is Xianguling Kuangqu, Fengcheng County, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine siliciclastic in the Loping Formation of China

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 6.70, shell diameter 20.8