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Daxatina canadensis

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Taxonomy
Trachyceras canadense was named by Whiteaves (1889). Its type specimen is GSC 4718 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Liard River, about 25 miles below Devil's Portage, which is in a Julian marine siliciclastic in the Toad Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Daxatina, Dawsonites.

It was recombined as Clionites (Dawsonites) canadensis by Smith (1927); it was recombined as Dawsonites canadensis by Spath (1951); it was recombined as Daxatina canadensis by Tozer (1994) and Mietto and Manfrin (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Trachyceras canadense Whiteaves p. 142 figs. Pl 18, figs 4-4b
1927Clionites (Dawsonites) canadensis Smith p. 92 figs. Pl 107, figs 8-10
1951Dawsonites canadensis Spath p. 45
1994Daxatina canadensis Tozer p. 165 figs. Pl 85, figs 2-9; text-fig 68b-e
2008Daxatina canadensis Mietto and Manfrin p. 410 figs. Pl 5, fig 2; pl 6, figs 7-18; text-figs 9f,h

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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
subfamilyAnolcitinae
genusDaxatina
speciescanadensis()

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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