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Grypoceras brahmanicum Griesbach 1880 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Grypoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188059

Alternative combination: Nautilus brahmanicus

Full reference: C. L. Griesbach. 1880. Palaeontological notes on the Lower Trias of the Himalayas. Records of the Geological Survey of India 13:94-113

Belongs to Grypoceras according to S. W. Muller and H. G. Ferguson 1939

Sister taxa: Grypoceras aemulans, Grypoceras bidorsatoides, Grypoceras griesbachi, Grypoceras guembeli, Grypoceras haloricum, Grypoceras laubei, Grypoceras mesodicum, Grypoceras milleri, Grypoceras obtusum, Grypoceras palladii, Grypoceras quadrangulum, Grypoceras rhaeticum, Grypoceras whitneyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Shalshal Cliff, Bed 2, Rimkin Paiar, which is in a Griesbachian offshore limestone in India

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 24.7, shell diameter 49.7