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Nicomedites moderatus

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ceratitidae

Taxonomy
Gymnotoceras moderatum was named by McLearn (1948). Its type specimen is GSC 9596 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC 10696, Alaska Highway, which is in a Bithynian marine siliciclastic in the Toad Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Anagymnotoceras moderatum by McLearn (1969) and Silberling and Nichols (1982); it was recombined as Nicomedites moderatus by Tozer (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Gymnotoceras moderatum McLearn p. 34 figs. Pl 10, fig 10
1969Anagymnotoceras moderatum McLearn p. 20 figs. Pl 3, fig 6
1982Anagymnotoceras moderatum Silberling and Nichols p. 25 figs. Pl 6, figs 7,8
1994Nicomedites moderatus Tozer p. 115 figs. Pl 52, fig 14; pl 53, figs 3a,b; pl 56, figs 3a,b; text-figs 41b,c

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyCeratitoidea(Mojsisovics 1879)
familyCeratitidaeMojsisovics 1879
subfamilyBeyrichitinaeSpath 1934
genusNicomeditesToula 1896
speciesmoderatus(McLearn 1948)

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