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Hectoroceras

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Polyptychitidae

Taxonomy
Hectoroceras was named by Spath (1947) [Sepkoski's age data: K Berr-u]. Its type is Hectoroceras kochi.

It was assigned to Craspeditidae by Spath (1947); and to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Hectoroceras Spath p. 20
2002Hectoroceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyPerisphinctaceaeSteinman 1890
familyPolyptychitidaeWedekind 1918
subfamilyCraspeditinae(Spath 1934)
genusHectoroceras

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