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Politoceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Neodimorphoceratidae

Taxonomy
Politoceras was named by Librovitch (1946) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash-u C Mosc-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Politoceras Librovitch
2002Politoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Politoceras Korn
2009Politoceras Furnish et al. p. 76

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyNeodimorphoceratoidea()
familyNeodimorphoceratidae
genusPolitocerasLibrovitch 1946

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