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Shouchang AMMONOID fauna

Permian

China Zhejiang

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FossilDAWG

Wow, those are beautiful.

Don

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Fossildude19

I agree with Don - Wonderful specimens.

Regards,

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Ludwigia

Very nice Goniatites!!!!

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Wrangellian

Interesting... the preservation looks very good. Do you know what part of the Permian these are from?

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Nothos

Extremely interesting Ammonoids here. Maybe do you know the names ? And the exact Permian age ?

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AeroMike

WOW~! those are very nice.

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Mare Nostrum

Amazing specimens ! I'd never seen pyritized Permian ammonoids. It seems that these specimens are essentially Middle Permian forms (Roadian and Wordian). From the shell shape and the detail of the suture :

photo 3 represents probably the Pseudohaloritidae Sangzhites aberrans

photo 6 : a Kufengoceratin Cyclolobidae : Tongluceras or Paratongluceras

photo 7 and 8 : those are clearly Pseudogastrioceratinae (or idae), they belong probably at one or two of these very similar genera, all known in southern China : Roadoceras, Altudoceras, Daubichites, and the endemic Chekiangoceras (its difficult to decide even with more photos showing other views).

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