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Xenodiscus xizangensis

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Xenodiscidae

Taxonomy
Xenaspis xizangensis was named by Sheng (1988). Its type specimen is P3170 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Xizang-Xinjiang Highway marker 41 exotic block, sample XL-7, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Quxia Formation of China.

It was recombined as Xenodiscus xizangensis by Leonova (2002).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Xenaspis xizangensis Sheng p. 78 figs. Pl 1, fig 2; text-figs 2,3
2002Xenodiscus xizangensis Leonova p. S100

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
suborderParaceltitinaShevyrev 1968
superfamilyXenodiscoidea(Frech 1902)
familyXenodiscidaeFrech 1902
genusXenodiscus
speciesxizangensis()

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