Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Corongoceras

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Himalayitidae

Taxonomy
Corongoceras was named as a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Corongoceras lotenoense.

It was reranked as Himalayites (Corongoceras) by Mazenot (1939); it was reranked as Micracanthoceras (Corongoceras) by Tavera (1985).

It was assigned to Himalayites by Mazenot (1939); to Micracanthoceras by Tavera (1985); to Himalayitinae by Helmstaedt (1969), Verma and Westermann (1973) and Myczynski (1989); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Himalayitidae by Salazar and Stinnesbeck (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Himalayites (Corongoceras) Mazenot
1969Corongoceras Helmstaedt p. 78
1973Corongoceras Verma and Westermann p. 247
1985Micracanthoceras (Corongoceras) Tavera
1989Corongoceras Myczynski p. 105
2002Corongoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Corongoceras Salazar and Stinnesbeck p. 170

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyPerisphinctoidea(Steinman 1890)
familyHimalayitidaeSpath 1925
genusCorongoceras

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