Perisphinctes gallarum Dacque 1905 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Perisphinctidae

Full reference: E. Dacque. 1905. Beiträge zur Geologie des Somalilandes, 2. Teil. Oberer Jura [Contributions to the geology of Somaliland, Part 2. Upper Jurassic]. Beiträge zur Paläontologie und Geologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients 17:119-160

Belongs to Perisphinctes according to E. Dacque 1905

Sister taxa: Perisphinctes (Antilloceras), Perisphinctes (Arisphinctes), Perisphinctes (Dichotomoceras), Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes), Perisphinctes (Discosphinctes), Perisphinctes (Kranaosphinctes), Perisphinctes (Prososphinctes), Perisphinctes (Subdiscosphinctes), Perisphinctes abadiensis, Perisphinctes arussiorum, Perisphinctes birmensdorfensis, Perisphinctes choffati, Perisphinctes hillebrandti, Perisphinctes jubailensis, Perisphinctes parandieri, Perisphinctes picteti, Perisphinctes roubyanus, Perisphinctes stenocyclus, Perisphinctes variocostatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Atschabo, which is in a Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal limestone in Ethiopia

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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