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Ellesmeroceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Ellesmeroceras was named by Foerste (1921) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l O Trem-u Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. Its type is Ellesmeroceras scheii.

It was assigned to Orthocerotidae by Ulrich et al. (1944); and to Ellesmeroceratidae by Flower (1964), Teichert et al. (1964), Kröger and Landing (2007) and Evans (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Ellesmeroceras Foerste p. 265
1944Ellesmeroceras Ulrich et al.
1956Ellesmeroceras (Metaellesmeroceras) Flower
1964Ellesmeroceras Flower p. 45
1964Ellesmeroceras Teichert et al. p. 134
2007Ellesmeroceras Kröger and Landing
2011Ellesmeroceras Evans

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
familyEllesmeroceratidaeKobayashi 1934
genusEllesmerocerasFoerste 1921

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