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Epicymatoceras

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Nautilidae

Taxonomy
Epicymatoceras was named by Kummel (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 524].

It was assigned to Cymatoceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964); to Nautilidae by Shimansky (1975); and to Nautilida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Epicymatoceras Kummel
1964Epicymatoceras Teichert et al. p. 454
1975Epicymatoceras Shimansky p. 121
2002Epicymatoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyNautiloidea(de Blainville 1825)
familyNautilidaede Blainville 1825
genusEpicymatocerasKummel 1956

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