Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) launayi de Grossouvre 1894 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Alternative combination: Ammonites launayi

Belongs to Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) according to W. J. Kennedy 1986

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) gutierrezi, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) haldemsis, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) hazzardi, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) jacquoti, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) jeani, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) kamishakensis, 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: Its type locality is Voulg├ęzac (Charente), Assise P1, which is in a Campanian carbonate carbonate in France

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 118.8

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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