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Physodoceras

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae

Taxonomy
Physodoceras was named by Hyatt (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-l J Tith-l]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Aspidoceras (Physodoceras) by Atrops and Benest (1984).

It was assigned to Aspidoceras by Atrops and Benest (1984); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Aspidoceratidae by Parent et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Physodoceras Hyatt
1984Aspidoceras (Physodoceras) Atrops and Benest
2002Physodoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Physodoceras Parent et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyPerisphinctoidea(Steinman 1890)
familyAspidoceratidaeZittel 1895
genusPhysodocerasHyatt 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