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Mecynoceras

Cephalopoda - Oncocerida - Poterioceratidae

Taxonomy
Mecynoceras was named by Foerste (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Mecynoceras Foerste p. 332
1964Mecynoceras Teichert et al. p. 314
2002Mecynoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderOncocerida()
familyPoterioceratidaeFoord 1888
genusMecynocerasFoerste 1926

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