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Gasconsoceras

Cephalopoda - Barrandeocerida - Barrandoceratidae

Taxonomy
Gasconsoceras was named by Foerste (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Gasconsoceras Foerste p. 61
1964Gasconsoceras Teichert et al. p. 373
2002Gasconsoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderBarrandeocerida
familyBarrandoceratidaeFoerste 1925
genusGasconsocerasFoerste 1936

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: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-10-06 14:35:55
Modified: 2005-10-06 16:35:55
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Wenlock to the top of the Ludlow or 433.40000 to 423.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0Canada (Northwest Territories) G. sp. (188785)