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Pselioceras ophioneus

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Grypoceratidae

Taxonomy
Nautilus ophioneus was named by Waagen (1879). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is East of Katwahi, very lowest compact limestones, Middle Productus-limestone, which is in a Capitanian carbonate limestone in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan.

It was recombined as Pselioceras ophioneum by Reed (1944); it was recombined as Pselioceras ophioneus by Kummel (1953).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Nautilus ophioneus Waagen p. 58 figs. Pl 5, fig 2
1944Pselioceras ophioneum Reed p. 361
1953Pselioceras ophioneus Kummel p. 58

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyTrigonoceratoidea(Hyatt 1884)
familyGrypoceratidaeHyatt 1900
genusPseliocerasHyatt 1884
speciesophioneus()

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