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Cartersoceras

Cephalopoda - Sactorthoceratidae

Taxonomy
Cartersoceras was named by Flower (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde O Cara Sepkoski's reference number: 2,298]. It is not extant. Its type is Cartersoceras shideleri.

It was assigned to Baltoceratidae by Flower (1964) and Frey (1995); to Ellesmerocerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Sactorthoceratidae by Kröger et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Cartersoceras Flower p. 121
1995Cartersoceras Frey p. P28
2002Cartersoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Cartersoceras Kröger et al. p. 1274

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoidea(M'Coy 1844)
familySactorthoceratidaeFlower 1946
genusCartersoceras

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