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Dimorphotoceras elegantulum

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tibetitidae

Taxonomy
Pterotoceras elegantulum was named by McLearn (1939) [Pterotoceras caurinum var. elegantulum]. Its type specimen is GSC 9413 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Dimorphotoceras elegantulum by Tozer (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Pterotoceras elegantulum McLearn p. 56 figs. Pl 1, fig 4
1994Dimorphotoceras elegantulum Tozer p. 185 figs. Pl 126, figs 3a,b; pl 128, figs 14a,b; text-fig 101d

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyClydonitaceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyTibetitidaeHyatt 1900
subfamilyTibetitinaeHyatt 1900
genusDimorphotoceras
specieselegantulum(McLearn 1939)

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