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Platyceras (Orthonychia) occidens

Gastropoda - Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae

Taxonomy
Platyceras occidens was named by Walcott (1884). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Capulus occidens by Keyes (1890) and Keyes (1894); it was recombined as Platyceras (Orthonychia) occidens by Yochelson and Saunders (1967).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Platyceras occidens Walcott p. 254 figs. pl. 24 f. 9, 9a
1890Capulus occidens Keyes p. 9
1894Capulus occidens Keyes figs. pl. 53 f. 8a, b
1967Platyceras (Orthonychia) occidens Yochelson and Saunders p. 172

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassNeritimorpha
orderCyrtoneritimorpha
familyOrthonychiidae
genusPlatyceras
subgenusOrthonychia
speciesoccidens()

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