Gyroceratites gracilis Bronn 1835 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Mimoceratidae

Synonyms: Ammonites compressus Beyrich 1837, Goniatites ambigena Barrande 1865

Belongs to Gyroceratites according to D. Korn and C. Klug 2002

See also Bogoslovsky 1969 and Chlupac and Turek 1983

Sister taxa: Gyroceratites angulatus, Gyroceratites armoricanus, Gyroceratites circularis, Gyroceratites dorsolamellatus, Gyroceratites glaber, Gyroceratites heinricherbeni, Gyroceratites laevis, Gyroceratites pallantianus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 24.1


• Devonian of China (2 collections), the Czech Republic (19), Morocco (2), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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