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Nostoceras excelsus

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae

Taxonomy
Turrilites excelsus was named by Anderson (1958). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is CAS Loc. 29123 - Pacheco [Mustang Shale, Moreno Fm], which is in a Maastrichtian marine shale in the Moreo Formation of California.

It was recombined as Nostoceras excelsus by Atabekyan and Khakimov (1976).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Turrilites excelsus Anderson p. 194 figs. Pl 72, fig 4
1976Nostoceras excelsus Atabekyan and Khakimov p. 42 figs. Pl 4, fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAncyloceratinaWiedmann 1966
superfamilyTurrilitoidea(Gill 1871)
familyNostoceratidaeHyatt 1894
genusNostocerasHyatt 1894
speciesexcelsus()

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