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Paramegateuthis

Cephalopoda - Belemnitida - Megateuthididae

Taxonomy
Paramegateuthis was named by Gustomesov (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale J Call Sepkoski's reference number: 1066,1222]. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Belemnitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Megateuthididae by Dzyuba and de Lagausie (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Paramegateuthis Gustomesov
2002Paramegateuthis Sepkoski, Jr.
2018Paramegateuthis Dzyuba and de Lagausie

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassColeoideaBather 1888
BelemnoideaHyatt 1884
orderBelemnitidaZittel 1895
suborderBelemnitinaZittel 1895
familyMegateuthididaeSachs and Nalnjaeva 1967
genusParamegateuthisGustomesov 1960

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