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Acanthopleuroceras

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polymorphitidae

Taxonomy
Acanthopleuroceras was named by Hyatt (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: J Plie-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Acanthopleuroceratinae.

It was assigned to Acanthopleuroceratinae by Thomson and Smith (1992) and Smith and Tipper (1996); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Tropidoceratinae by Howarth (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Acanthopleuroceras Hyatt
1992Acanthopleuroceras Thomson and Smith p. 18
1996Acanthopleuroceras Smith and Tipper p. 35
2002Acanthopleuroceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Acanthopleuroceras Howarth p. 55

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyEoderoceratoidea(Spath 1929)
familyPolymorphitidaeHaug 1887
subfamilyTropidoceratinae(Hyatt 1900)
genusAcanthopleurocerasHyatt 1900

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