Glyptoxoceras tenuisulcatum Forbes 1846 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Diplomoceratidae

Alternative combinations: Diplomoceras tenuisulcatum, Hamites tenuisulcatus

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 Glyptoxoceras according to W. J. Kennedy and R. A. Henderson 1992

See also Forbes 1846 and Summesberger 1979

Sister taxa: Glyptoxoceras aquisgranense, Glyptoxoceras brasiliense, Glyptoxoceras circulare, Glyptoxoceras crispatum, Glyptoxoceras ellisoni, Glyptoxoceras indicum, Glyptoxoceras largesulcatum, Glyptoxoceras nipponicum, Glyptoxoceras parahybense, Glyptoxoceras retrorsum, Glyptoxoceras rugatum, Glyptoxoceras souqueti, Glyptoxoceras texanum, Glyptoxoceras wakanenei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pondicherry, which is in a Maastrichtian marine sandstone/claystone in the Valudavur Formation of India

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Denmark (1), India (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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