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Vassaroceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida

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

It was assigned to Protocycloceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964); and to Ellesmerocerida by Kröger and Landing (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Vassaroceras Ulrich et al. p. 32
1964Vassaroceras Teichert et al. p. 154
2008Vassaroceras Kröger and Landing

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
genusVassaroceras

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