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Loxoceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida

Taxonomy
Loxoceras was named by M'Coy (1844) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Loxoceras M'Coy p. 6
1964Loxoceras Teichert et al. p. 260
2002Loxoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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