Pachydiscus epiplectus Redtenbacher 1873 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Alternative combinations: Ammonites epiplectus, Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) epiplectus

Belongs to Pachydiscus according to V. V. Arkadiev et al. 2000

See also Kennedy and Summesberger 1986 and Ward and Kennedy 1993

Sister taxa: Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras), Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus), Pachydiscus ashlandicus, Pachydiscus averilli, 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

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), France (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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