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Octameroceras scotorum

Cephalopoda - Oncocerida - Hemiphragmoceratidae

Taxonomy
Hexameroceras scotorum was named by Lamont (1978). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Henshaw Burn, which is in a Telychian marine mudstone/siltstone in the Wether Law Linn Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Octameroceras scotorum by Holland (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Hexameroceras scotorum Lamont p. 260 figs. pl. 29 f. 7-8
2000Octameroceras scotorum Holland pp. 183 - 184 fig. 1f

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderOncocerida()
familyHemiphragmoceratidaeFoerste 1926
genusOctamerocerasHyatt and Zittel 1900
speciesscotorum()

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