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Polyptychoceras

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Diplomoceratidae

Taxonomy
Polyptychoceras was named by Yabe (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: K Coni-u K Maes-l Sepkoski's reference number: 971]. It is the type genus of Polyptychoceratinae.

It was assigned to Diplomoceratinae by Matsumoto (1984); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Polyptychoceratinae by Kennedy and Summesberger (1999) and Ifrim et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Polyptychoceras Yabe
1984Polyptychoceras Matsumoto p. 29
1999Polyptychoceras Kennedy and Summesberger p. 29
2002Polyptychoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Polyptychoceras Ifrim et al. p. 894

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAncyloceratinaWiedmann 1966
superfamilyTurrilitoidea(Gill 1871)
familyDiplomoceratidaeSpath 1926
subfamilyPolyptychoceratinaeMatsumoto 1938
genusPolyptychocerasYabe 1927

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