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Walcottoceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Walcottoceras was named by Ulrich and Foerste (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. Its type is Endoceras monsensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Walcottoceras Ulrich and Foerste p. 289
1944Walcottoceras Ulrich et al.
1964Walcottoceras Teichert et al. p. 154
2007Walcottoceras Kröger and Landing

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