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Brachycycloceras

Cephalopoda - Brachycycloceratidae

Taxonomy
Brachycycloceras was named by Miller et al. (1933) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l C Bash-u Sepkoski's reference number: 524].

It was assigned to Brachycycloceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964); and to Orthocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Brachycycloceras Miller et al. p. 105
1964Brachycycloceras Teichert et al. p. 232
2002Brachycycloceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoidea(M'Coy 1844)
familyBrachycycloceratidaeFurnish et al. 1964
genusBrachycyclocerasMiller et al. 1933

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