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Desmoceras chimuense

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

Taxonomy
Desmoceras chimuense was named by Benavides-Caceres (1956). Its type specimen is AMNH 27388:1, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bed 6, Tamberia section, which is in an Albian carbonate limestone in the Inca Formation of Peru.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Desmoceras chimuense Benavides-Caceres p. 438 figs. pl. 41, figs. 5-8
1956Desmoceras chimuense Benavides-Cáceres p. 438 figs. pl. 41, figs. 5-8
1982Desmoceras chimuense Renz p. 68

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea()
orderAmmonitida
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyDesmoceratoidea(Zittel 1895)
familyDesmoceratidaeZittel 1895
subfamilyDesmoceratinaeZittel 1895
genusDesmocerasZittel 1884
specieschimuense

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.

Desmoceras chimuense Benavides-Caceres 1956
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height249.845.554.550.06.36
shell diameter2103.291.0117.0104.018.4
shell inflation222.418.028.023.07.07

Composition: aragoniteo
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:27:03
Modified: 2009-10-08 14:14:55
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Albian to the top of the Late/Upper Cenomanian or 112.03000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Peru Desmoceras chimuense (type locality: 88182 158985)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Venezuela (Lara) Desmoceras chimuense (87993)