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Aphetoceras

Cephalopoda - Tarphycerida - Estonioceratidae

Taxonomy
Aphetoceras was named by Hyatt (1894) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l O Llvi Sepkoski's reference number: 298,524]. Its type is Aphetoceras americanum.

It was assigned to Deltoceratidae by Ulrich et al. (1942); and to Estonioceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964), Kröger and Landing (2008) and Evans (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Aphetoceras Hyatt p. 447
1942Aphetoceras Ulrich et al.
1964Aphetoceras Teichert et al. p. 358
2008Aphetoceras Kröger and Landing
2011Aphetoceras Evans

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderTarphycerida()
familyEstonioceratidaeHyatt 1900
genusAphetoceras

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