Metaperrinites shaiwaensis Zhou 2017 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Perrinitidae

Full reference: Z. R. Zhou. 2017. Permian basinal ammonoid sequence in Nanpanjiang area of South China - possible overlap between basinal Guadalupian and platform-based Lopingian. Journal of Paleontology 91(Memoir 74):1-95

Belongs to Metaperrinites according to Z. R. Zhou 2017

Sister taxa: Metaperrinites cumminsi, Metaperrinites involutus, Metaperrinites ishibashii, Metaperrinites milleri, Metaperrinites obsoletus, Metaperrinites schucherti, Metaperrinites toumanskayae, Metaperrinites vicinus, Ripernites pressulus, Paraperrinites subcumminsi, Mapirites latumbilicatus, Nepirrites medius

Type specimen: NIGP 93714, a shell. Its type locality is Shaiwa section, bed 12, which is in a Kungurian basinal (carbonate) limestone in the Sidazhai Formation of China.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 16.1

Distribution:

• Permian of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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