Tainionautilus wynnei Waagen 1879 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tainoceratidae

Alternative combinations: Foordiceras lynnei, Metacoceras (Tainionautilus) wynnei, Nautilus wynnei

Full reference: W. H. Waagen. 1879. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part I. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(1):1-72

Belongs to Tainionautilus according to B. Kummel 1953

See also Hyatt 1893, Reed 1944 and Waagen 1879

Sister taxa: Metacoceras (Tainionautilus) multicostatum, Tainionautilus trachyceras, Tainionautilus transitorius

Type specimen: Its type locality is Khund Ghat, Upper Productus-limestone, Salt Range (Wynne coll), which is in a Changhsingian marine limestone in the Chhidru Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 120.0


• Permian of Pakistan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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