Menuites menu Forbes 1846 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae

Alternative combination: Ammonites menu

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1846. Report on the fossil invertebrata from southern India, collected by Mr. Kaye and Mr. Cunliffe. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 7:97-174

Belongs to Menuites according to W. J. Kennedy and R. A. Henderson 1992

See also Forbes 1846, Kennedy et al. 2007 and Kennedy and Summesberger 1986

Sister taxa: Menuites costatus, Menuites fresvillensis, Menuites gerardoi, Menuites portlocki, Menuites sanadai, Menuites soyaensis, Menuites wittekindi, Anapachydiscus fascicostatus, Anapachydiscus nelchinensis, Anapachydiscus terminus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 52.8

Distribution: found only at Pondicherry (Cretaceous of India)

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