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Tainoceras duttoni Hyatt 1893 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tainoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 192383

Synonym: Tainoceras unklesbayi Miller and Youngquist 1949 (taxon 192868)

Full reference: A. Hyatt. 1893. Carboniferous cephalopods, second paper. Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Texas 4(2):377-474

Belongs to Tainoceras according to B. Kummel 1963

Sister taxa: Tainoceras abukumaense, Tainoceras balestense, Tainoceras carinatum, Tainoceras cavatum, Tainoceras changlingpuense, Tainoceras clydense, Tainoceras comptum, Tainoceras debile, Tainoceras gibbosum, Tainoceras guizhouense, Tainoceras hunanense, Tainoceras kitakamiense, Tainoceras lateronodosum, Tainoceras malsineri, Tainoceras mingshanense, Tainoceras murrayi, Tainoceras nebrascense, Tainoceras orientale, Tainoceras rotundatum, Tainoceras schellbachi, Tainoceras sexlineatum, Tainoceras toulai, Tainoceras trautscholdi, Tainoceras trimuense, Tainoceras wyomingense

Type specimens:

  • Tainoceras duttoni: MCZ 8804, a shell. Its type locality is Zuni Plateau, 12-15 miles SW of Grants, which is in a Kungurian marine horizon in the San Andres Formation of New Mexico.
  • Tainoceras unklesbayi: Grand Canyon National Park Museum Fk-764.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 86.9, shell diameter 133.5