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Albertoceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Albertoceras was named by Ulrich and Foerste (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. Its type is Albertoceras walcotti.

It was assigned to Orthocerotidae by Ulrich et al. (1944); to Ellesmeroceratidae by Unklesbay and Young (1956) and Teichert et al. (1964); and to Ellesmerocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Albertoceras Ulrich and Foerste
1944Albertoceras Ulrich et al.
1956Albertoceras Unklesbay and Young p. 487
1964Albertoceras Teichert et al. p. 134
2002Albertoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
familyEllesmeroceratidaeKobayashi 1934
genusAlbertocerasUlrich and Foerste 1936

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