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Pentagonoceras chaotianense

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Pleuronodoceratidae

Taxonomy
Pentagonoceras chaotianense was named by Zhao et al. (1978). Its type specimen is NIGP 14981 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mingyuexia, south limb of anticline, Chaotian, Guangyuan County, which is in a Changhsingian deep-water siliciclastic in the Dalong Formation of China.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Pentagonoceras chaotianense Zhao et al. p. 159 figs. Pl 30, figs 4-8; text-fig 105
1989Pentagonoceras chaotianense Sheng p. 200 figs. Pl 23, figs 3-5; text-fig 10

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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
genusPentagonoceras
specieschaotianense

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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