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Cluthoceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Muensteroceratidae

Taxonomy
Cluthoceras was named by Currie (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 304]. It is not extant. Its type is Cluthoceras truemani.

It was reranked as Muensteroceras (Cluthoceras) by Gordon (1964).

It was assigned to Muensteroceras by Gordon (1964); to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Muensteroceratidae by Korn (2006) and Furnish et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Cluthoceras Currie pp. 560-561 figs. Pl. IV, figs. 1 and 2; text-figs. 4 A, B
1964Muensteroceras (Cluthoceras) Gordon p. 181
2002Cluthoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Cluthoceras Korn
2009Cluthoceras Furnish et al. p. 33

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyPericycloidea(Hyatt 1900)
familyMuensteroceratidaeLibrovitch 1957
genusCluthocerasCurrie 1954

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