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Lavaloceras

Cephalopoda - Discosorida - Westonoceratidae

Taxonomy
Lavaloceras was named by Flower (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 298]. It is not extant. Its type is Lavaloceras geniculatum.

It was assigned to Oncoceratida by Flower (1952); to Westonoceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964); and to Discosorida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Lavaloceras Flower p. 52
1964Lavaloceras Teichert et al. p. 333
2002Lavaloceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderDiscosoridaFlower 1950
familyWestonoceratidaeTeichert 1933
genusLavaloceras

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