Perrinites hilli, from the Peabody Museum of Natural History.

Belongs within: Neoglyphiocerataceae.

The Perrinitidae are a group of ammonoids with ammonitic sutures known from the Lower and Middle Permian (Miller et al. 1957).

Characters (from Miller et al. 1957): Conch thickly subdiscoidal to subglobular and involute, umbilicus small. Sutures ammonitic with five pairs of distinctly V-shaped lateral lobes both externally and internally.

Perrinitidae [Paraperrinitinae]
| |--P. bakeri (Plummer & Scott 1937)HK93
| |--P. boesei (Plummer & Scott 1937)ZL04
| |--P. denhamiRR79
| |--P. mooreaeRR79
| `--P. nevadensisRR79
`--+--Metaperrinites Ruzhencev 1950 (see below for synonymy)ZL04
| |--*M. vicinus (Miller & Furnish 1940) [=Properrinites cumminsi vicinus]ZL04
| |--M. involutus (Liang 1982)ZL04
| `--M. ishibashii Zhou & Liengjarren 2004ZL04
`--Perrinites Böse 1917 [incl. Perrimetanites Leonova 1983]ZL04
|--*P. vidriensis Böse 1917ZL04
|--P. gouldi Miller & Furnish 1940 [=P. hilli gouldi]ZL04
|--P. hilli (Smith 1903)ZL04
`--P. tardus Miller & Furnish 1940 (see below for synonymy)ZL04

Metaperrinites Ruzhencev 1950 [incl. Mapirites Leonova 1983, Nepirrites Leonova 1983, Ripernites Leonova 1983, Shuangyangites Liang 1982, Shyndoceras Leonova 1983]ZL04

Perrinites tardus Miller & Furnish 1940 [=Perrinites hilli tardus, Paraperrinites tardus; incl. Perrimetanites progressus Leonova 1983]ZL04

*Type species of generic name indicated


[HK93] Hewitt, R. A., J. Kullmann, M. R. House, B. F. Glenister & Wang Y.-G. 1993. Mollusca: Cephalopoda (pre-Jurassic Ammonoidea). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 189–211. Chapman & Hall: London.

Miller, A. K., W. M. Furnish & O. H. Schindewolf. 1957. Paleozoic Ammonoidea. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt L. Mollusca 4. Cephalopoda: Ammonoidea pp. L11–L79. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[RR79] Ross, C. A., & J. R. P. Ross. 1979. Permian. In: Robison, R. A., & C. Teichert (eds) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt A. Introduction. Fossilisation (Taphonomy), Biogeography and Biostratigraphy pp. A291–A350. The Geological Society of America, Inc.: Boulder (Colorado), and The University of Kansas: Lawrence (Kansas).

[ZL04] Zhou, Z., & M. Liengjarern. 2004. Lower Permian perrinitid ammonoid faunas from Thailand. Journal of Paleontology 78: 317–339.

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