Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras) Matsumoto 1947 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Alternative spelling: Neodesmoceras

Parent taxon: Pachydiscus according to W. J. Kennedy and W.A. Cobban 1996

See also Jones 1963, Kennedy 1986, Kennedy and Henderson 1992 and Landman et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus), Pachydiscus ashlandicus, Pachydiscus averilli, Pachydiscus epiplectus, Pachydiscus excelsus, 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

Subtaxa: Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras) mokotibensis Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras) obsoletiformis Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras) princeps Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras) soma

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Cretaceous of France (1), India (1), Mexico (2), United States (10: Alaska, California, New Jersey)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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