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Liroceras hunanense

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Liroceratidae

Taxonomy
Ephippioceras hunanense was named by Zhao (1954). Its type specimen is IGAS 7141 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Changlingpu, Tanchiashan, Xiangtan County (Chao coll), which is in a Kungurian coastal mudstone in China.

It was recombined as Liroceras hunanense by Xu (1977).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Ephippioceras hunanense Zhao p. 14 figs. Pl 5, figs 8-9
1977Liroceras hunanense Xu p. 550 figs. Pl 207, fig 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyClydonautiloidea(Hyatt in Zittel 1900)
familyLiroceratidae
genusLiroceras
specieshunanense()

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