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Mooreoceras australis

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae

Taxonomy
Mooreoceras australis was named by Waterhouse (1987). Its type specimen is UQ F69968 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is UQ L2574, Orange Creek, Gyranda Homestead, which is in a Wordian marine siliciclastic in the Barfield Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Mooreoceras australis Waterhouse p. 186 figs. Pl 13, figs 16,18,19; text-fig 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderPseudorthocerida
familyPseudorthoceratidaeFlower and Caster 1935
genusMooreoceras
speciesaustralis

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