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Ptenoceras

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Rutoceratidae

Taxonomy
Ptenoceras was named by Hyatt (1894) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg-u D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 2,299].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Ptenoceras Hyatt
1964Ptenoceras Teichert et al. p. 420
2002Ptenoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
suborderRutoceratina(Flower and Kummel 1950)
superfamilyRutocerataceaeHyatt 1884
familyRutoceratidaeHyatt 1884
genusPtenocerasHyatt 1894

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