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Parisculites mundus

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Episculitidae

Taxonomy
Lecanites mundus was named by McLearn (1947). Its type specimen is GSC 9498 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is North side of Peace River 2 (GSC 9146), which is in the Alaunian of horizon the Pardonet Formation Canada. It is the type species of Parisculites.

It was recombined as Parisculites mundus by Tozer (1994).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Lecanites beattii McLearn p. 1 figs. Pl 4, fig 6
1947Lecanites mundus McLearn p. 4252 figs. Pl 4, figs 2-5
1994Parisculites mundus Tozer p. 252 figs. Pl 129, figs 13,14; text-figs 104g-i

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTropitaceae(Mojsisovics 1875)
familyEpisculitidae()
genusParisculites
speciesmundus(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