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Wellsoceras

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tetragonoceratidae

Taxonomy
Wellsoceras was named by Flower (1945) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-u D Give-l Sepkoski's reference number: 299,524].

It was assigned to Tetragonoceratidae by Flower (1945) and Teichert et al. (1964); and to Nautilida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Wellsoceras Flower
1964Wellsoceras Teichert et al. p. 422
2002Wellsoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyTainocerataceaeHyatt 1883
familyTetragonoceratidaeFlower 1945
genusWellsocerasFlower 1945

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