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Mesoceras

Cephalopoda - Discosorida - Mesoceratidae

Taxonomy
Mesoceras was named by Barrande (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Mesoceras Barrande
1964Mesoceras Teichert et al. p. 342
2002Mesoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderDiscosoridaFlower 1950
familyMesoceratidaeHyatt 1884
genusMesocerasBarrande 1877

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