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Heteroceras

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Heteroceratidae

Taxonomy
Heteroceras was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: K Barr-u K Apti-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Lindigia helicoceroides. It is the type genus of Heteroceratinae.

It was assigned to Heteroceratinae by Aguirre-Urreta and Klinger (1986); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Heteroceratidae by Klein et al. (2007) and Frau et al. (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Heteroceras d'Orbigny p. 291
1858Lindigia Karsten p. 103
1889Atopoceras Kilian p. 685
1986Heteroceras Aguirre-Urreta and Klinger p. 322
2002Atopoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Heteroceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Heteroceras Klein et al. p. 174
2016Heteroceras Frau et al. p. 214

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAncyloceratinaWiedmann 1966
superfamilyAncyloceratoidea(Gill 1871)
familyHeteroceratidaeSpath 1922
genusHeterocerasd'Orbigny 1849

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