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Muriceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Muriceras was named by Flower (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem Sepkoski's reference number: 298]. It is not extant. Its type is Muriceras murus.

It was assigned to Ellesmeroceratidae by Flower (1964); and to Ellesmerocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Muriceras Flower p. 88
2002Muriceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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