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Tapashanites chaotianensis

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tapashanitidae

Taxonomy
Tapashanites chaotianensis was named by Zhao et al. (1978). Its type specimen is NIGP 14860 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mingyuexia, north limb of anticline, Mingyuexia Mb, Chaotian, Guangyuan County, which is in a Changhsingian deep-water mudstone in the Dalong Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Tapashanites chaotianensis Zhao et al. p. 113 figs. Pl 12, fig 16; pl 13, figs 6,10
1990Tapashanites chaotianensis Wang p. 766 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2,15; text-fig 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
suborderParaceltitinaShevyrev 1968
superfamilyXenodiscoidea(Frech 1902)
familyTapashanitidae
genusTapashanitesZhao and Liang 1965
specieschaotianensis

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