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Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae

Taxonomy
Cardioceras kitchini was named by Salfeld (1915). Its type specimen is BMNH 13312, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini by Mesezhnikov (1984).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Cardioceras kitchini Salfeld p. 189 figs. Pl 19, figs 8-17; pl 20, figs 15,16
1925Amoebites acanthophorus Buckman figs. Pl 501, figs 1-3
1935Amoeboceras (Amoebites) irregulare Spath p. 32 figs. Pl 1, fig 1
1984Amoeboceras (Amoebites) kitchini Mesezhnikov p. 89 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2; pl 3, fig 6; text-fig 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
RankNameAuthor
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyStephanoceratoidea(Newmayr 1875)
familyCardioceratidaeSiemiradzki 1891
subfamilyCardioceratinaeSiemiradzki 1891
genusAmoeboceras
subgenusAmoebites
specieskitchini(Salfeld 1915)

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