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Ormoceras bayfieldi

Cephalopoda - Actinocerida - Ormoceratidae

Taxonomy
Orthoceras bayfieldi was named by Stokes (1840). It is the type species of Ormoceras.

It was recombined as Ormoceras bayfieldi by Stokes (1840).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Orthoceras bayfieldi Stokes
1840Ormoceras bayfieldi Stokes
1840Orthoceras bayfieldi Stokes

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderActinoceridaTeichert 1933
familyOrmoceratidaeSaeman 1853
genusOrmocerasStokes 1840
speciesbayfieldi(Stokes 1840)

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