Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) gutierrezi Salazar et al. 2010 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Full reference: C. Salazar, W. Stinnesbeck, and L. A. Quinzio-Sinn. 2010. Ammonites from the Maastrichtian (Upper Cretaceous) Quiriquina Formation in central Chile. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 257:181-236

Belongs to Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) according to C. Salazar et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) arkansanus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) armenicus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) australis, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) awajiensis, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) cayeuxi, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) colligatus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) complanatus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) dossantosi, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) duelmensis, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) egertoni, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) haldemsis, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) hazzardi, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) jacquoti, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) jeani, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) kamishakensis, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) launayi, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) noetlingi, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) oldhami, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) ootacodensis, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) paulsoni, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) rogeri, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) subcompressus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) subrobustus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) ultimus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) yama

Type specimen: CPUC/Q/LT/89, a shell. Its type locality is Las Tablas, Quiriquina Island (locality LT, beds with concretions), which is in a Maastrichtian marine sandstone in the Quiriquina Formation of Chile.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 27.7

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Chile (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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