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Rotodiscoceras wangcangense Zhao et al. 1978 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Pleuronodoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 207911

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 J. K. Zhao et al. 1978

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

Type specimen: NIGP 14970. Its type locality is Huangchanggou, Wuquan, Wangcang, which is in a Changhsingian deep-water siliciclastic in the Dalong Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 17.1, shell diameter 69.5