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Proteoceras tyronensis

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Proteoceratidae

Taxonomy
Orthoceras tyronensis was named by Foerste (1912). Its type specimen is USNM 87109 and is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is High Bridge, Tyrone Fm., which is in a Rocklandian shallow subtidal limestone in the Tyrone Limestone Formation of Kentucky.

It was recombined as Sactoceras tyronensis by Foerste (1933); it was recombined as Proteoceras tyronensis by Frey (1995).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Orthoceras tyronensis Foerste pp. 139-140
1933Sactoceras josephianum Foerste pp. 2-4
1933Sactoceras tyronensis Foerste p. 6
1995Proteoceras tyronensis Frey

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyProteoceratidae
genusProteoceras
speciestyronensis(Foerste 1912)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available