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Potoceras

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Liroceratidae

Taxonomy
Potoceras was named by Hyatt (1894) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. Its type is Potoceras dubium.

It was assigned to Eudoceratidae by Hyatt (1894); to Liroceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964); and to Nautilida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Potoceras Hyatt p. 537
1964Potoceras Teichert et al. p. 447
2002Potoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyClydonautiloidea(Hyatt in Zittel 1900)
familyLiroceratidae
genusPotoceras

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