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Thoracoceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Kionoceratidae

Taxonomy
Thoracoceras was named by Fischer de Waldheim (1844) [Sepkoski's age data: C Ms P l].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Thoracoceras Fischer de Waldheim
1964Thoracoceras Teichert et al. p. 230
2002Thoracoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyKionoceratidaeHyatt 1900
genusThoracocerasFischer de Waldheim 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