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Tainoceras debile Reed 1944 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tainoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 229632

Full reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1944. Brachiopoda and Mollusca from the Productus limestones of the Salt Range. Palaeontogica Indica, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, New Series 23(2):1-596

Belongs to Tainoceras according to F. R. C. Reed 1944

Sister taxa: Tainoceras abukumaense, Tainoceras balestense, Tainoceras carinatum, Tainoceras cavatum, Tainoceras changlingpuense, Tainoceras clydense, Tainoceras comptum, Tainoceras duttoni, 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 specimen: GSI 17236. Its type locality is Jabbi gorge, N of pt 976, Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian carbonate limestone in the Chhidru Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 40.0, shell diameter 87.0