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Calaiceras

Cephalopoda - Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae

Taxonomy
Calaiceras was named as a genus. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Phylloceras (Calaiceras) by Blau and Meister (1991).

It was assigned to Phylloceras by Blau and Meister (1991); to Phylloceratinae by Géczy and Meister (1998); and to Phylloceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Phylloceras (Calaiceras) Blau and Meister p. 177
1998Calaiceras Géczy and Meister
2002Calaiceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderPhylloceratida(Zittel 1884)
superfamilyPhylloceratoidea(Zittel 1884)
familyPhylloceratidaeZittel 1884
subfamilyPhylloceratinaeZittel 1884
genusCalaiceras

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