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Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) arkansanus

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Taxonomy
Parapachydiscus arkansanus was named by Stephenson (1941) [DISTRIBUTION: Campanian; Western Interior.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) arkansanus by Kennedy and Cobban (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Parapachydiscus arkansanus Stephenson p. 418 figs. pl. 84, 85, figs. 1-3
1993Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) arkansanus Kennedy and Cobban p. 411

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyDesmoceratoidea(Zittel 1895)
familyPachydiscidaeSpath 1922
genusPachydiscusZittel 1884
subgenusPachydiscusZittel 1884
speciesarkansanus(Stephenson 1941)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean
shell height147.0
shell diameter199.5
shell inflation125.0

Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:27:03
Modified: 2009-10-08 14:14:55
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Maastrichtian to the top of the Late/Upper Campanian or 72.10000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Parapachydiscus arkansanus (7481 7568)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Arkansas) Pachydiscus arkansanus (83044)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Texas) Parapachydiscus arkansanus (7480 7536 7550)