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Plectoceras

Cephalopoda - Barrandeocerida - Plectoceratidae

Taxonomy
Plectoceras was named by Hyatt (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 298,524]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Plectoceratidae.

It was assigned to Plectoceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964) and Frey (1995); and to Barrandeocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Plectoceras Hyatt p. 268
1964Plectoceras Teichert et al. p. 374
1995Plectoceras Frey p. P36
2002Plectoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderBarrandeocerida
familyPlectoceratidaeHyatt in Zittel 1900
genusPlectocerasHyatt 1884

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