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Eumedlicottia primas

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Medlicottiidae

Taxonomy
Goniatites primas 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 Sageceras primas by Waagen (1879); it was recombined as Eumedlicottia primas by Reed (1944), Ehiro and Araki (1997) and Leonova (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Goniatites primas Waagen p. 356 figs. Pl 1, fig 4
1879Sageceras primas Waagen p. 39 figs. Pl 2, fig 7
1944Eumedlicottia primas Reed p. 369
1997Eumedlicottia primas Ehiro and Araki p. 64 figs. 4e,f; 9.5,9.6
2002Eumedlicottia primas Leonova p. S21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderProlecanitidaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyMedlicottioidea(Karpinsky 1889)
familyMedlicottiidae
subfamilyMedlicottiinae
genusEumedlicottiaSpath 1934
speciesprimas()

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