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Ammodiscus anceps

- Ammodiscidae

Trochammina anceps was named by Brady (1876). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Ammodiscus anceps by Chapman (1895).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Trochammina anceps Brady
1895Ammodiscus anceps Chapman p. 316

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
suborderTextulariinaDelage and Herouard 1896
superfamilyAmmodiscoidea(Reuss 1862)
familyAmmodiscidaeReuss 1862
genusAmmodiscusReuss 1862
speciesanceps(Brady 1876)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: agglutinatedg
Locomotion: stationaryuc
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: herbivoref
Created: 2007-11-25 06:01:21
Modified: 2007-11-25 08:01:21
Source: g = genus, f = family, uc = unranked clade
References: Loeblich and Tappan 1984, Kiessling 2004, Loeblich and Tappan 1988

Age range: base of the Brigantian to the top of the Rhaetian or 336.00000 to 201.30000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (England) Ammodiscus anceps (73424)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Ammodiscus anceps (200948)