Paratirolites vediensis Shevyrev 1965 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Dzhulfitidae

Full reference: A. A. Shevyrev. 1965. Ammonoidea, in The Development and Change of Marine Organisms at the Palaeozoic-Mesozoic Boundary. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 108:166-182

Belongs to Paratirolites according to D. Korn and V. Hairapetian 2021

See also Korn 2014, Korn and Ghaderi 2016, Leonova 2002, Shevyrev 1965, Teichert and Kummel 1973, Zhao et al. 1978 and Zheng 1981

Sister taxa: Paratirolites aduncus, Paratirolites baghukensis, Paratirolites birunii, Paratirolites compressus, Paratirolites coronatus, Paratirolites douvillei, Paratirolites guizhouensis, Paratirolites kittli, Paratirolites lanceolobatus, Paratirolites multiconus, Paratirolites nakornsrii, Paratirolites quadratus, Paratirolites robustus, Paratirolites rubens, Paratirolites serus, Paratirolites trapezoidalis

Type specimen: PIN 1478/2. Its type locality is Vedi River 2, 1.5 km below River Aksu, Paratirolites Beds, which is in a Changhsingian marine limestone in the Ali Bashi Formation of Armenia.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 71.7


• Permian of Armenia (2 collections), Azerbaijan (9), China (1), Iran (27)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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