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Palaeoceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Plectronoceratidae

Taxonomy
Palaeoceras was named by Flower (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Trep-u Sepkoski's reference number: 297]. Its type is Palaeoceras mutabile.

It was assigned to Plectronoceratidae by Flower (1964) and Teichert et al. (1964); and to Plectonocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Palaeoceras Flower p. 7
1964Palaeoceras Flower p. 31
1964Palaeoceras Teichert et al. p. 146
2002Palaeoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
suborderPlectronoceratina
familyPlectronoceratidaeKobayashi 1935
genusPalaeocerasFlower 1954

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