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Elephantoceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Pseudohaloritidae

Taxonomy
Elephantoceras was named by Zhao and Zheng (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-u P Guad-l Sepkoski's reference number: 303].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Elephantoceras Zhao and Zheng p. 232
2002Elephantoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Elephantoceras Korn
2009Elephantoceras Furnish et al. p. 19

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyPseudohaloritoidea(Ruzhencev 1957)
familyPseudohaloritidaeRuzhencev 1957
subfamilyShouchangoceratinaeZhao and Zheng 1977
genusElephantoceras

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