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Gymnites evolutus Shevyrev 1995 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Gymnitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172673

Full reference: A. A. Shevyrev. 1995. Triassic ammonoids of the northwest Caucasus. Rossiyskaya Akademiya Nauk, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 264:1-174

Belongs to Gymnites according to A. A. Shevyrev 1995

Sister taxa: Gymnites aghdarbandensis, Gymnites arthaberi, Gymnites asseretoi, Gymnites billingsi, Gymnites breunneri, Gymnites calli, Gymnites compressus, Gymnites credneri, Gymnites depauperatus, 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 tozeri, Gymnites tregorum, Gymnites vasantasena, Gymnites vastesellatus

Type specimen: PIN 1477/578. Its type locality is Tkhach River, middle branch near bridge, Phyllocladiscites-Nicomedites beds, which is in a Bithynian marine carbonate in the Acheshbok Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 6.10, shell diameter 31.4