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Dyscritoceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Dyscritoceras was named by Ulrich and Foerste (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren Sepkoski's reference number: 298]. Its type is Cyrtoceras metellus.

It was assigned to Bassleroceratidae by Ulrich et al. (1944) and Teichert et al. (1964); to Ellesmerocerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ellesmeroceratidae by Evans (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Dyscritoceras Ulrich and Foerste p. 272
1944Dyscritoceras Ulrich et al.
1964Dyscritoceras Teichert et al. p. 148
2002Dyscritoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Dyscritoceras Evans

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
familyEllesmeroceratidaeKobayashi 1934
genusDyscritocerasUlrich 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