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Imitoceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae

Taxonomy
Imitoceras was named by Schindewolf (1923) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-m C Tour-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2,302,304,1042]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Imitoceratidae.

It was reranked as Prionoceras (Imitoceras) by Campbell and Engel (1963).

It was assigned to Prionoceras by Campbell and Engel (1963); to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); to Prionoceratidae by Furnish et al. (2009); and to Imitoceratinae by Korn (2006) and Korn and Sudar (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Imitoceras Schindewolf
1963Prionoceras (Imitoceras) Campbell and Engel p. 83
2002Imitoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Imitoceras Korn
2009Imitoceras Furnish et al. p. 3
2016Imitoceras Korn and Sudar p. 193

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyPrionoceratoidea()
familyPrionoceratidaeHyatt 1884
subfamilyImitoceratinae()
genusImitocerasSchindewolf 1923

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