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Centroceras

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Centroceratidae

Taxonomy
Centroceras was named by Hyatt (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife D Give-u Sepkoski's reference number: 524,1066]. Its type is Goniatites marcellensis. It is the type genus of Centroceratidae.

It was assigned to Nautilida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Centroceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964) and Kröger (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Centroceras Hyatt
1964Centroceras Teichert et al. p. 432
2002Centroceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Centroceras Kröger

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
familyCentroceratidaeHyatt in Zittel 1900
genusCentrocerasHyatt 1884

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