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Melagathiceras

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Melagathiceratidae

Taxonomy
Melagathiceras was named by Tozer (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is the type genus of Melagathiceratidae.

It was assigned to Melagathiceratidae by Tozer (1981) and Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Melagathiceras Tozer
1981Melagathiceras Tozer p. 89
1994Melagathiceras Tozer p. 52
2002Melagathiceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMeekoceratoideaWaagen 1895
familyMelagathiceratidaeTozer 1971
genusMelagathicerasTozer 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