Gyronites Waagen 1895 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Alternative spelling: Meekoceras (Gyronites)

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1895. Fossils from the Ceratite Formation. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 2(1):1-323

Parent taxon: Proptychitidae according to T. Br├╝hwiler et al. 2008

See also Hyatt and Smith 1905, Sepkoski 2002 and Tozer 1994

Sister taxa: Arctomeekoceras, Bukkenites, Clypeoceras, Clypeoceratoides, Discoproptychites, Dunedinites, Evenites, Guodunites, Gyrophiceras hubeiense, Gyrophiceras orientale, Heibergites, Hubeitoceras, Jieshaniceras, Koninckites, Koninckitoides, Koninickites, Kummelia, Leyeceras, Monneticeras, Nanningites, Pachyproptychites, Paraspidites, Pleurogyronites, Prionolobus, Proptychites, Proptychitinae, Pseudaspidites, Pseudoproptychites, Tompoproptychites, Tulongites, Wailiceras, Xiaoqiaoceras

Subtaxa: Gyronites arenosus Gyronites evolvens Gyronites frequens Gyronites nangaensis Gyronites plicosus Gyronites radians Gyronites recentis Gyronites rotula Gyronites subdharmus Gyronites superior Gyronites vermiformis

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Type: Gyronites frequens

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Armenia (1 collection), Azerbaijan (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (7), Iran (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (21), the Russian Federation (18), Vietnam (1)

Total: 52 collections including 56 occurrences

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