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Iranites transcaucasius

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Xenodiscidae

Taxonomy
Tompophiceras transcaucasium was named by Shevyrev (1965). Its type specimen is PIN 1478/77 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dorasham 2, Tompophiceras Beds, which is in a Changhsingian marine horizon in the Ali Bashi Formation of Azerbaijan.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Tozer (1969); it was recombined as Iranites transcaucasius by Teichert and Kummel (1973) and Korn (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Tompophiceras transcaucasium Shevyrev p. 169 figs. Pl 21, fig 6
1973Iranites transcaucasius Teichert and Kummel p. 408 figs. Pl 5, figs 1-15; text-fig 11H
2014Iranites transcaucasius Korn fig. 7B

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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
genusIranites
speciestranscaucasius()

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