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Chepuloceras inelegans

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Chepuloceras inelegans was named by Unklesbay and Young (1956). Its type specimen is Univ. Mo. 12738, a shell (silicified internal mold 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. It is the type species of Chepuloceras.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Chepuloceras inelegans Unklesbay and Young p. 490

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
familyEllesmeroceratidaeKobayashi 1934
genusChepuloceras
speciesinelegans

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