Pachydiscus peramplus Mantell 1822 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Alternative combinations: Ammonites peramplum, Neoptychites peramplus

Full reference: G. A. Mantell. 1822. The Fossils of the South Downs; or Illustrations of the Geology of Sussex 1-327

Belongs to Pachydiscus according to Stille 1904

See also Benzaggagh et al. 2017, Chancellor et al. 1994, Mantell 1822, Wilmsen and Nagm 2013, Wilmsen and Nagm 2014, Wright and Kennedy 1984 and Young 1979

Sister taxa: Pachydiscus (Neodesmoceras), Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus), 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 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: found only at Colline de Bernon, near Tresques, Unit 4 of Faraud (1934) (Cretaceous of France)

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