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Christioceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Christioceratidae

Taxonomy
Christioceras was named by Nassichuk and Furnish (1965) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Christioceras trifurcatum. It is the type genus of Christioceratidae.

It was assigned to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Christioceratidae by Korn (2006) and Furnish et al. (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Christioceras Nassichuk and Furnish
1970Parawinslowoceras Popov
2002Christioceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Christioceras Korn
2006Parawinslowoceras Korn
2009Christioceras Furnish et al. p. 119

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilySchistoceratoidea(Schmidt 1929)
familyChristioceratidaeNassichuk and Furnish 1965
genusChristiocerasNassichuk and Furnish 1965

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