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Pericleites pilatus

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Agathiceratidae

Taxonomy
Pericleites pilatus was named by Ruan (1981). Its type specimen is Specimen illustrated on plate 5, figures 10, 11 (48826) of Ruan (1981), by original designation and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Pericleites pilatus Ruan p. 186 figs. text figures 30-32, plate 5, figures 1-2, 10-11, 16-17, 19-20
2000Pericleites pilatus Titus pp. 25 - 26 figs. Plate 4, figures 12, 13; figure 22.1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea()
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyAgathiceratoideaArthaber 1911
familyAgathiceratidaeArthaber 1911
genusPericleites(Renz 1910)
speciespilatusRuan 1981

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.

Pericleites pilatus Ruan 1981
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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. L. Titus 2000Species with ventral lobe of suture showing slanting sides and a pair of tapering symmetrical prongs; first lateral lobe three-pronged, central prong largest, ex- tending about twice as far adapically as later ones.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:36:55
Modified: 2005-10-06 16:36:08
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2003
Collections
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