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Paraceratites elegans

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ceratitidae

Taxonomy
Ceratites elegans was named by Mojsisovics (1882).

It was recombined as Paraceratites elegans by Gu et al. (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Ceratites elegans Mojsisovics p. 31 figs. Pl 9, fig 5
1980Paraceratites elegans Gu et al. p. 346 figs. Pl 1, figs 12,13; text-fig 4b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyCeratitoidea(Mojsisovics 1879)
familyCeratitidaeMojsisovics 1879
subfamilyParaceratitinaeSilberling 1962
genusParaceratitesHyatt 1900
specieselegans(Mojsisovics 1882)

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