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Prototoceras fengchengense

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Araxoceratidae

Taxonomy
Prototoceras fengchengense was named by Zhao et al. (1978). Its type specimen is NIGP 14904 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dongshengling, Laoshan Mb, Fengcheng County, which is in a Wuchiapingian coastal siliciclastic in the Loping Formation of China.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Prototoceras fengchengense Zhao et al. p. 93 figs. Pl 4, figs 27-33,37-42; text-fig 46a

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
suborderOtoceratinaShevyrev and Ermakova 1979
superfamilyOtoceratoidea(Hyatt 1900)
familyAraxoceratidaeRuzhencev 1959
subfamilyAraxoceratinaeRuzhencev 1959
genusPrototocerasSpath 1930
speciesfengchengense

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
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