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Polyelasmoceras

Cephalopoda - Cyrtogomphoceratidae

Taxonomy
Polyelasmoceras was named by Teichert and Glenister (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 299]. Its type is Polyelasmoceras aduncum. It is the type genus of Polyelasmoceratidae, Cyrtogomphoceratidae.

It was assigned to Cyrtogomphoceratidae by Teichert and Glenister (1952); and to Oncoceratida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Polyelasmoceras Teichert and Glenister
2002Polyelasmoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
suborderDiscosorinaFlower 1940
familyCyrtogomphoceratidaeFlower 1940
genusPolyelasmoceras

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