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Gymnites tozeri Bucher 1992 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Gymnitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186082

Full reference: H. Bucher. 1992. Ammonoids of the Hyatti Zone and the Anisian transgression in the Star Peak Group, Northwestern Nevada, USA. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 233:137-166

Belongs to Gymnites according to H. Bucher 1992

Sister taxa: Gymnites aghdarbandensis, Gymnites arthaberi, Gymnites asseretoi, Gymnites billingsi, Gymnites breunneri, Gymnites calli, Gymnites compressus, Gymnites credneri, Gymnites depauperatus, Gymnites evolutus, Gymnites gibberulus, Gymnites humboldti, Gymnites incultus, Gymnites kirata, Gymnites machangpingensis, Gymnites mandiva, Gymnites moelleri, Gymnites perplanus, Gymnites petilus, Gymnites procerus, Gymnites raphaelis, Gymnites religiosus, Gymnites robinsoni, Gymnites sankara, Gymnites subclausus, Gymnites toulai, Gymnites tregorum, Gymnites vasantasena, Gymnites vastesellatus

Type specimen: USNM 444127. Its type locality is SU 1431, Congress Canyon, North Humboldt Range, which is in a Bithynian offshore limestone/siltstone in the Prida Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 17.4, shell diameter 91.6