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Shumardoceras

Cephalopoda - Tarphycerida - Estonioceratidae

Taxonomy
Shumardoceras was named by Ulrich and Foerste (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. Its type is Lituites complanata.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Shumardoceras Ulrich and Foerste p. 288
1964Shumardoceras Teichert et al. p. 359
2002Shumardoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderTarphycerida()
familyEstonioceratidaeHyatt 1900
genusShumardocerasUlrich and Foerste 1936

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