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Atlantoceras

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Atlantoceratidae

Taxonomy
Atlantoceras was named by Bensaid (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-l D Fras-m Sepkoski's reference number: 457]. It is not extant. Its type is Atlantoceras tataense. It is the type genus of Atlantoceratidae.

It was assigned to Anarcestida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Atlantoceratidae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Atlantoceras Bensaid
2002Atlantoceras Korn and Klug p. 94
2002Atlantoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Atlantoceras Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAgoniatitidaRuzhencev 1957
suborderAgoniatitinaRuzhencev 1957
superfamilyAgoniatitaceaeHolzapfel 1899
familyAtlantoceratidaeKorn 2001
genusAtlantocerasBensaid 1974

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