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Meginoceras caurinum

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Taxonomy
Paratrachyceras caurinum was named by McLearn (1947). Its type specimen is GSC 9548 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC 9276, Beattie Ledge, which is in a Longobardian marine siliciclastic in the Liard Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Meginoceras caurinum by Tozer (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Paratrachyceras caurinum McLearn p. 23 figs. Pl 7, fig 13
1994Meginoceras caurinum Tozer p. 150 figs. Pl 77, figs 3a,b; pl 78, figs 5a,b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTrachyceratoidea(Haug 1894)
familyTrachyceratidaeHaug 1894
subfamilyArpaditinaeHyatt 1900
genusMeginocerasMcLearn 1930
speciescaurinum(McLearn 1947)

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