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Prototoceras pulchriforme Qin 1986 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Araxoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 266616

Full reference: Z. S. Qin. 1986. New material of early Late Permian cephalopods in Fengcheng-Gaoan area, Jiangxi. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 25:272-283

Belongs to Prototoceras according to Z. S. Qin 1986

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

Type specimen: Geological Bureau of Jiangxi Guan42. Its type locality is Guanmaoshan, Fengcheng County, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine horizon in the Loping Formation of China.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 6.00, shell diameter 23.0