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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinoceras Bronn, 1835 † 
AphiaID: 325678

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmonoidea † (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinoceras † (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmonoidea †
Sources  original description Bronn, H. G. 1836-1838. Lethaea Geognostica, oder Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der fuer die Gebirgs-Formationen bezeichnendsten Versteinerungen. Stuttgart. 2 volumes, 768 pp.. , available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.59080 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinoceras bigsbyi Bronn, 1837 †
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range fossil only
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum of the serpulid Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863, the genus Actinoceras figured for a long time in Polychaete catalogues. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325678
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Date   action   by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-11-03 13:43:30Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
2009-01-20 10:09:03Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
2009-03-02 18:28:56Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2013-08-12 03:54:09Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; ten Hove, H. (2013). Actinoceras Bronn, 1835 †. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325678 on 2017-10-18
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