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Meginoceras

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Taxonomy
Meginoceras was named by McLearn (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Steinmannites (Meginoceras) meginae.

It was reranked as Steinmannites (Meginoceras) by McLearn (1930).

It was assigned to Steinmannites by McLearn (1930); to Arpaditinae by Tozer (1981) and Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Meginoceras McLearn
1930Steinmannites (Meginoceras) McLearn
1981Meginoceras Tozer p. 95
1994Meginoceras Tozer p. 147
2002Meginoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTrachyceratoidea(Haug 1894)
familyTrachyceratidaeHaug 1894
subfamilyArpaditinaeHyatt 1900
genusMeginocerasMcLearn 1930

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