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Gorgonoceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Lamellorthoceratidae

Taxonomy
Gorgonoceras was named by Zhuravleva (1961) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 299].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Gorgonoceras Zhuravleva p. 93
1964Gorgonoceras Teichert et al. p. 235
2002Gorgonoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
suborderLituitina(Starobogatov 1983)
familyLamellorthoceratidaeTeichert 1961
genusGorgonocerasZhuravleva 1961

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