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Kirsoceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Kirsoceratidae

Taxonomy
Kirsoceras was named by Bogoslovsky (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-m Sepkoski's reference number: 1042]. It is not extant. Its type is Tornoceras rotundatum. It is the type genus of Kirsoceratidae.

It was assigned to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Kirsoceratidae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Kirsoceras Bogoslovsky
2002Kirsoceras Korn and Klug p. 166
2002Kirsoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Kirsoceras Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyTornocerataceaeArthaber 1911
familyKirsoceratidae
genusKirsocerasBogoslovsky 1971

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