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Virgoceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Geisonoceratidae

Taxonomy
Virgoceras was named by Flower (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl].

It was assigned to Geisonoceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964) and Evans (1994); and to Orthocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Virgoceras Flower p. 162
1964Virgoceras Teichert et al. p. 238
1994Virgoceras Evans p. 18
2002Virgoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyGeisonoceratidaeZhuravleva 1959
genusVirgocerasFlower 1939

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