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Torleyoceras

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Cheiloceratidae

Taxonomy
Torleyoceras was named by Wedekind (1918) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. Its type is Goniatites oxyacantha.

It was reranked as Cheiloceras (Torleyoceras) by Schindewolf (1923).

It was assigned to Cheiloceras by Schindewolf (1923); to Nehdenitinae by Korn and Klug (2002); to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cheiloceratinae by Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Torleyoceras Wedekind
1923Cheiloceras (Torleyoceras) Schindewolf
2002Torleyoceras Korn and Klug p. 175
2002Torleyoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Torleyoceras 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
genusTorleyocerasWedekind 1918

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