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Paracymatoceras asper

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Nautilidae

Taxonomy
Nautilus asper was named by Oppel (1868). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Stramberg, Moravia, which is in a Tithonian carbonate limestone in the Stramberger Formation of the Czech Republic. It is the type species of Paracymatoceras.

It was recombined as Paracymatoceras asper by Kummel (1956) and Alsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Nautilus asper Oppel
1914Nautilus asper von Loesch p. 129
1956Paracymatoceras asper Kummel p. 427
2006Paracymatoceras asper Alsen p. 124

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyNautiloidea(de Blainville 1825)
familyNautilidaede Blainville 1825
genusParacymatocerasSpath 1927
speciesasper(Oppel 1868)

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