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Paralegoceras (Pericleites)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Schistoceratidae

Taxonomy
Paralegoceras (Pericleites) was named by Renz (1910) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 304]. Its type is Paralegoceras (Pericleites) atticus.

It was reranked as Pericleites by Sepkoski (2002), Korn (2006) and Furnish et al. (2009).

It was assigned to Paralegoceras by Renz (1910); to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Agathiceratidae by Korn (2006) and Furnish et al. (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Paralegoceras (Pericleites) Renz
1962Proshumardites (Trigonoshumardites) Kullmann p. 333
2002Pericleites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Pericleites Korn
2009Pericleites Furnish et al. p. 62

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilySchistoceratoidea(Schmidt 1929)
familySchistoceratidaeSchmidt 1929
genusParalegocerasHyatt 1884
subgenusPericleitesRenz 1910

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