ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Prototoceras hunanense Xu 1977 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Araxoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 218690

Full reference: G. H. Xu. 1977. Cephalopoda. Palaeontological Atlas of South-Central China 2:537-582

Belongs to Prototoceras according to G. H. Xu 1977

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yangliucun, Enkou, Lianyuan County, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine siliciclastic in the Longtan Formation of China

Ecology: nektonic carnivore