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Dyscheiloceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Cheiloceratidae

Taxonomy
Dyscheiloceras was named by Schmidt (1922) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1042]. It is not extant. Its type is Cheiloceras (Dyscheiloceras) biesenbergense.

It was reranked as Cheiloceras (Dyscheiloceras) by Schmidt (1922).

It was assigned to Cheiloceras by Schmidt (1922); to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cheiloceratinae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Cheiloceras (Dyscheiloceras) Schmidt
1922Dyscheiloceras Schmidt
2002Dyscheiloceras Korn and Klug p. 181
2002Dyscheiloceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Dyscheiloceras 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
genusDyscheilocerasSchmidt 1922

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