Pachydiscus Zittel 1884 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Synonyms: Joaquinites Anderson 1958, Pachydiscus (Parapachydiscus) Hyatt 1900, Parapachydiscus Hyatt 1900, Pseudomenuites Matsumoto 1955

Parent taxon: Pachydiscidae according to J. W. M. Jagt et al. 2019

See also Anderson 1958, Arkadiev et al. 2000, Cobban and Kennedy 1992, Consoli and Stilwell 2005, Főzy 2001, Henderson 1970, Kennedy 1986, Kennedy 1993, Kennedy 1995, Kennedy 1995, Kennedy 1999, Kennedy and Bilotte 1995, Kennedy and Cobban 1993, Kennedy and Cobban 1993, Kennedy and Cobban 1994, Kennedy and Cobban 1996, Kennedy and Cobban 1997, Kennedy and Kaplan 1995, Kennedy and Summesberger 1986, Kennedy and Summesberger 1987, Landman et al. 2007, Macellari 1986, Matsumoto 1984, Morozumi 1985, Niebuhr et al. 2016, Reeside 1947, Reyment 1955, Sepkoski 2002, Shigeta 2016, Ward and Kennedy 1993 and Zaborski 1985

Sister taxa: Baskaniceras, Canadoceras, Chimbuites, Eopachydiscus, Eupachydiscus, Hoepenites, Lewesiceras, Menabonites, Menuites, Nowakites, Pachydiscoides, Patagiosites, Pseudojacobites, Teshioites, Tongoboryceras, Tuberodiscoides, Urakawites

Subtaxa: Joaquinites fascicostatum Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras) Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) Pachydiscus (Parapachydiscus) gardneri Pachydiscus (Parapachydiscus) woodringi 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 abbotti Parapachydiscus albuquerquei Parapachydiscus arionis Parapachydiscus athena Parapachydiscus bidwelli Parapachydiscus brasiliensis Parapachydiscus bruneti Parapachydiscus catarinae Parapachydiscus coalingensis Parapachydiscus cortinaensis Parapachydiscus endymion Parapachydiscus eurydice Parapachydiscus euzebioi Parapachydiscus gabbi Parapachydiscus gettyi Parapachydiscus hera Parapachydiscus hermes Parapachydiscus oceanus Parapachydiscus orpheus Parapachydiscus panochensis Parapachydiscus parahybensis Parapachydiscus peninsularis Parapachydiscus perseus Parapachydiscus poseidon Parapachydiscus psyche Parapachydiscus reedsi Parapachydiscus stanislausensis Parapachydiscus sumneri Parapachydiscus williamsoni

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (45), Australia (23), Austria (2), Belgium (5), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (3), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (7), Denmark (4), France (38), Germany (20), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (2), Japan (12), Jordan (1), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (3), Oman (5), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Turkey (2), Turkmenistan (2), Ukraine (6), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (75: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

Total: 273 collections including 341 occurrences

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