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Xenocephalites vicarius

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Sphaeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Xenocephalites vicarius was named by Imlay (1953). Its type specimen is USNM 108041, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS Mesozoic 22437, Iniskin Peninsula, which is in a Callovian marine sandstone in the Chinitna Formation of Alaska.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Xenocephalites hebetus Imlay p. 78 figs. Pl 29, figs 6-8,11
1953Xenocephalites vicarius Imlay p. 78 figs. Pl 28, figs 1-8
1993Xenocephalites vicarius Arthur et al. p. 38 figs. Pl 3, fig 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyStephanoceratoidea(Newmayr 1875)
familySphaeroceratidaeBuckman 1920
subfamilyEurycephalitinaeThierry 1976
genusXenocephalites
speciesvicarius

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