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Kionoceras coralliforme

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Kionoceratidae

Taxonomy
Orthoceras coralliformis was named by M'Coy (1846) [Lectotypes designaged by Evans (1994).]. Its type specimen is F5352, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tullyconnor, Leenane (=Leenaun), which is in a Telychian marine horizon in the Kilbride Formation of Ireland.

It was recombined as Kionoceras coralliforme by Evans (1994).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Orthoceras coralliformis M'Coy p. 8 figs. pl. 1 f. 3
1994Kionoceras coralliforme Evans pp. 127 - 130 figs. 4.10-12; 7.5-10; 9; 10.2-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyKionoceratidaeHyatt 1900
genusKionocerasHyatt 1884
speciescoralliforme()

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