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Pachydiscus excelsus Matsumoto 1979 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 346982

Belongs to Pachydiscus according to Y. Shigeta 2016

Sister taxa: Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras), Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus), Pachydiscus averilli, Pachydiscus epiplectus, Pachydiscus flexuosus, Pachydiscus gollevillensis, Pachydiscus hauthali, Pachydiscus henleyensis, Pachydiscus levyi, Pachydiscus merriami, Pachydiscus naumanni, Pachydiscus neubergicus, Pachydiscus oregonensis, Pachydiscus patagonicus, Pachydiscus peramplus, Pachydiscus precolligatus, Pachydiscus riccardi, Pachydiscus stallauensis, Pachydiscus steinmanni, Parapachydiscus arionis, Parapachydiscus coalingensis, Parapachydiscus oceanus, Parapachydiscus eurydice, Pachydiscus (Parapachydiscus) gardneri, Parapachydiscus hera, Parapachydiscus hermes, Parapachydiscus panochensis, Parapachydiscus parahybensis, Parapachydiscus albuquerquei, Pachydiscus (Parapachydiscus) woodringi, Parapachydiscus gabbi, Parapachydiscus reedsi, Parapachydiscus stanislausensis, Parapachydiscus poseidon, Parapachydiscus brasiliensis, Parapachydiscus psyche, Parapachydiscus williamsoni, Parapachydiscus orpheus, Parapachydiscus peninsularis, Parapachydiscus perseus, Parapachydiscus endymion, Parapachydiscus bruneti, Parapachydiscus euzebioi, Parapachydiscus cortinaensis, Parapachydiscus gettyi, Parapachydiscus catarinae, Parapachydiscus sumneri, Parapachydiscus athena, Parapachydiscus abbotti, Parapachydiscus bidwelli, Joaquinites fascicostatum

Type specimen: GK.H5895, a shell

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore