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Xenodiscus carbonarius

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Xenodiscidae

Taxonomy
Ceratites carbonarius was named by Waagen (1872). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jabi, "Cephalopod Bed", Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine limestone in the Chhidru Formation of Pakistan.

It was recombined as Xenaspis carbonaria by Vaillant-Couturier Treat (1933) and Reed (1944); it was recombined as Xenodiscus carbonarius by Waagen (1879), Spinosa et al. (1975) and Ehiro and Bando (1978).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Ceratites carbonarius Waagen p. 355 figs. Pl 1, figs 2,3
1879Xenodiscus plicatus Waagen p. 34 figs. Pl 2, fig 1
1879Xenodiscus carbonarius Waagen p. 35 figs. Pl 2, figs 2-5
1933Xenaspis carbonaria Vaillant-Couturier Treat p. 36 figs. Pl 3, figs 3-5
1944Xenaspis carbonaria Reed p. 371
1944Xenodiscus plicatus Reed p. 371
1975Xenodiscus carbonarius Spinosa et al. p. 271 figs. Pl 7, figs 3-8; text-figs 19,20A,B
1978Xenodiscus carbonarius Ehiro and Bando p. 37 figs. 2.1, 2.2

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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
speciescarbonarius()

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