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Isorthoceras albersi

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Proteoceratidae

Taxonomy
Orthoceras albersi was named by Miller and Faber (1894). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Ludlow (Point Pleasant Tongue), which is in a Shermanian deep subtidal shelf limestone/shale in the Clays Ferry Formation of Kentucky.

It was recombined as Isorthoceras albersi by Frey (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Orthoceras albersi Miller and Faber p. 140
1995Isorthoceras albersi Frey p. P60

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyProteoceratidae
genusIsorthoceras
speciesalbersi(Miller and Faber 1894)

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