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Copiceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae

Taxonomy
Copiceras was named by Ulrich et al. (1944) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. Its type is Copiceras erectum.

It was assigned to Orthocerotidae by Ulrich et al. (1944); and to Ellesmerocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Copiceras Ulrich et al. p. 65
2002Copiceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyOrthoceratidaeMcCoy 1844
genusCopiceras

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