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Rotodiscoceras torulosum

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Pleuronodoceratidae

Taxonomy
Rotodiscoceras torulosum was named by Zhao et al. (1978). Its type specimen is NIGP 14973 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shengouzhong, southeast Yongningzhen, which is in a Changhsingian deep-water siliciclastic in the Dalong Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Rotodiscoceras torulosum Zhao et al. p. 153 figs. Pl 28, figs 14,15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
suborderParaceltitinaShevyrev 1968
superfamilyXenodiscoidea(Frech 1902)
familyPleuronodoceratidae
genusRotodiscocerasZhao and Liang 1966
speciestorulosum

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