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Pachendoceras brevicameratum

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Pachendoceras brevicameratum was named by Unklesbay and Young (1956). Its type specimen is Univ. Mo. 12734, a partial shell (portion of a phragmocone), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Unklesbay and Young Locality 1, which is in a Gasconadian offshore limestone in Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Pachendoceras brevicameratum Unklesbay and Young p. 489

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
familyEllesmeroceratidaeKobayashi 1934
genusPachendocerasUlrich and Foerste 1936
speciesbrevicameratum

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