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Boreoceras

Cephalopoda - Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae

Taxonomy
Boreoceras was named by Miller and Youngquist (1947) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. It is not extant. Its type is Boreoceras washburni.

It was assigned to Ellesmeroceratidae by Flower (1964); to Cyrtendoceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964); and to Endocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Boreoceras Miller and Youngquist p. 10
1964Boreoceras Flower p. 73
1964Boreoceras Teichert et al. p. 182
2002Boreoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderEllesmerocerida()
familyEllesmeroceratidaeKobayashi 1934
genusBoreoceras

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