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Mogharaeceras priscum

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

Taxonomy
Knemiceras priscum was named by Douvillé (1916). Its type specimen is FSL.EM1871, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bir Lagama, Gabal Maghara, Sinai, which is in a Barremian marine horizon in Egypt. It is the type species of Mogharaeceras.

It was recombined as Mogharaeceras priscum by Bulot et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Knemiceras priscum Douville figs. Pl 16, figs 7,8; text-fig 36,37
1916Knemiceras priscum Douvillé p. 122 figs. Pl 16, figs 7,8; text-fig 36,37
2011Mogharaeceras priscum Bulot et al. p. 576 figs. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyDesmoceratoidea(Zittel 1895)
familyDesmoceratidaeZittel 1895
subfamilyBarremitinaeBreskovski 1977
genusMogharaecerasBreistroffer 1940
speciespriscum()

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