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Periptychoceras compressum Zhao et al. 1978 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Araxoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 207771

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 Periptychoceras according to J. K. Zhao et al. 1978

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP 34296. Its type locality is Wenjiabei, Anfu County, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine siliciclastic in the Loping Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 9.80, shell diameter 47.0