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Paraloxoceras

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae

Taxonomy
Paraloxoceras was named by Flower (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 524].

It was assigned to Pseudactinoceratinae by Teichert et al. (1964); and to Orthocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Paraloxoceras Flower p. 153
1964Paraloxoceras Teichert et al. p. 254
2002Paraloxoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderPseudorthocerida
familyPseudorthoceratidaeFlower and Caster 1935
subfamilyPseudactinoceratinaeSchindewolf 1943
genusParaloxocerasFlower 1939

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