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Perisphinctes jubailensis Arkell 1952 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Perisphinctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351016

Full reference: W. J. Arkell. 1952. Jurassic ammonites from Jebel Tuwaiq, central Arabia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 236:241-313

Belongs to Perisphinctes according to W. J. Arkell 1952

Sister taxa: Perisphinctes (Antilloceras), Perisphinctes (Arisphinctes), Perisphinctes (Dichotomoceras), Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes), Perisphinctes (Discosphinctes), Perisphinctes (Kranaosphinctes), Perisphinctes (Prososphinctes), Perisphinctes (Subdiscosphinctes), Perisphinctes abadiensis, Perisphinctes arussiorum, Perisphinctes birmensdorfensis, Perisphinctes choffati, Perisphinctes gallarum, Perisphinctes hillebrandti, Perisphinctes parandieri, Perisphinctes picteti, Perisphinctes roubyanus, Perisphinctes stenocyclus, Perisphinctes variocostatus

Type specimen: SM F10802, a shell. Its type locality is Locality 67, Wadi Birk (Aramco S-1633), which is in a Kimmeridgian carbonate limestone in the Jubaila Formation of Saudi Arabia.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore