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Clinoceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Clinoceratidae

Taxonomy
Clinoceras was named by Mascke (1876) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi O Llde Sepkoski's reference number: 298]. It is the type genus of Clinoceratidae.

It was assigned to Clinoceratidae by Flower (1962) and Teichert et al. (1964).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Clinoceras Mascke p. 49
1962Clinoceras Flower
1964Clinoceras Teichert et al. p. 240

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyClinoceratidaeFlower 1946
genusClinocerasMascke 1876

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