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Ophiceras (Discophiceras) compressum

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ophiceratidae

Taxonomy
Ophiceras (Discophiceras) compressum was named by Spath (1935). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cape Stosch, river 15, locality 737, which is in a Griesbachian marine siliciclastic in the Wordie Creek Formation of Greenland.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Ophiceras (Discophiceras) compressum Spath p. 31 figs. Pl 7, fig 9; pl 8, figs 1-2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMeekoceratoideaWaagen 1895
familyOphiceratidaeArthaber 1911
genusOphiceras()
subgenusDiscophiceras
speciescompressum

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available