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Cycloceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida

Taxonomy
Cycloceras was named by M'Coy (1844) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise P Sakm Sepkoski's reference number: 524].

It was reranked as Orthoceras (Cycloceras) by Reed (1944).

It was assigned to Orthoceras by Reed (1944); to Michelinoceratida by Flower (1962); and to Orthocerida by Teichert et al. (1964).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Cycloceras M'Coy
1944Orthoceras (Cycloceras) Reed p. 366
1962Cycloceras Flower
1964Cycloceras Teichert et al. p. 259

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
genusCyclocerasM'Coy 1844

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