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Ptychosphaera obesa

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Ptychosphaera obesa was named by Wang (1980). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Zhongying Section Bed 33 (QZ-17), Qinglong County, which is in a Changhsingian coastal mudstone in China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Ptychosphaera obesa Wang p. 205 figs. Pl 3, fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyCymbulariinae
genusPtychosphaera
speciesobesa

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