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Scaptorrhynchus

Cephalopoda -

Taxonomy
Scaptorrhynchus was named by Bellardi (1871). It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Cephalopoda by Teichert et al. (1964).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Scaptorrhynchus Bellardi
1964Scaptorrhynchus Teichert et al. p. 478

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
genusScaptorrhynchusBellardi 1871

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2004-02-28 11:51:48
Modified: 2010-02-12 03:59:54
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available