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Ringsteadia pseudocordata

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Aulacostephanidae

Taxonomy
Ammonites pseudocordatus was named by Blake and Hudleston (1877). Its type specimen is BGS GSM46264 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Westbury (Westbury Ironstone, BGS collection), which is in an Oxfordian carbonate limestone in the Ampthill Clay Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Ringsteadia.

It was recombined as Ringsteadia pseudocordata by Wright (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Ammonites pseudocordatus Blake and Hudleston p. 392 figs. Pl 13, fig 1
2010Ringsteadia pseudocordata Wright p. 30 figs. Pl 1, fig 5; pl 3, figs 1,3; text-figs 5I,J, 7A

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyPerisphinctoidea(Steinman 1890)
familyAulacostephanidaeSpath 1924
genusRingsteadia
speciespseudocordata(Blake and Hudleston 1877)

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