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Parapopanoceras wapii

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Parapopanoceratidae

Taxonomy
Parapopanoceras wapii was named by Skwarko (1973). Its type specimen is CPC 7760 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ab20, Yuat River, which is in an Anisian marine shale in the Yuat Formation of Papua New Guinea.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Parapopanoceras wapii Skwarko p. 42 figs. Pl 19, figs 1-7; text-fig 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMegaphyllitoidea(Mojsisovics 1896)
familyParapopanoceratidaeTozer 1971
genusParapopanocerasHaug 1894
specieswapii

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
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell diameter231.327.036.431.76.65

Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:33:06
Modified: 2005-10-06 16:36:47
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Anisian to the top of the Carnian or 247.20000 to 228.00000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Papua New Guinea (Western Highlands) Parapopanoceras wapii (48606)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Papua New Guinea Parapopanoceras wapii (type locality: 137325 137337)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Papua New Guinea Parapopanoceras wapii (137323)