Otoceras woodwardi Griesbach 1880 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Otoceratidae

Synonyms: Hungarites (Otoceras) fissisellatum Diener 1897, Hungarites (Otoceras) parbati Diener 1897, Otoceras (Metotoceras) dieneri Spath 1930, Otoceras boreale Spath 1935, Otoceras clivei Diener 1897, Otoceras concavum Tozer 1967, Otoceras domochotovi Arkhipov 1974, Otoceras draupadi Diener 1915, Otoceras gracile Tozer 1994, Otoceras indigirense Popov 1958, Otoceras latilobatum Wang 1976

Full reference: C. L. Griesbach. 1880. Palaeontological notes on the Lower Trias of the Himalayas. Records of the Geological Survey of India 13:94-113

Belongs to Otoceras according to C. Zhang et al. 2017

See also Bychkov et al. 1976, Dagis et al. 1996, Griesbach 1880, Spath 1935, Tozer 1961, Tozer 1994, Zakharov 1978 and Zakharov 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Otoceras woodwardi undatum

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Type specimens:

  • Otoceras woodwardi: Its type locality is Shalshal Cliff, Bed 2, Rimkin Paiar, which is in a Griesbachian offshore limestone in India
  • Hungarites (Otoceras) fissisellatum:
  • Hungarites (Otoceras) parbati:
  • Otoceras (Metotoceras) dieneri:
  • Otoceras boreale:
  • Otoceras clivei:
  • Otoceras concavum: GSC 18882.
  • Otoceras domochotovi:
  • Otoceras draupadi:
  • Otoceras gracile: GSC 28235. Its type locality is GSC 64775, Griesbach Creek, which is in a Griesbachian marine siliciclastic in the Blind Fiord Formation of Canada.
  • Otoceras indigirense:
  • Otoceras latilobatum:

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 77.7


• Triassic of China (1 collection), India (14)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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