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Cheiloceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Cheiloceratidae

Taxonomy
Cheiloceras was named by Frech (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-l D Fame-m Sepkoski's reference number: 302,1042]. It is not extant. Its type is Goniatites subpartitus. It is the type genus of Cheiloceratidae, Cheiloceratinae.

It was assigned to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cheiloceratinae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Cheiloceras Frech
1921Eucheiloceras Schmidt
2002Cheiloceras Korn and Klug p. 178
2002Cheiloceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Cheiloceras Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyPrionoceratoidea()
familyCheiloceratidaeFrech 1897
subfamilyCheiloceratinaeFrech 1897
genusCheilocerasFrech 1897

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