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Diceras

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Diceratidae

Taxonomy
Diceras was named by Lamarck (1805) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo-m J Kimm-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hippuritoida by Sepkoski (2002); to Diceratinae by Kiessling (2003); and to Diceratidae by Steuber (2002) and Skelton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1805Diceras Lamarck
2002Diceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Diceras Steuber
2003Diceras Kiessling
2013Diceras Skelton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderHippuritida(Newell 1965)
suborderRadiolitidina
superfamilyRadiolitoideaGray 1848
familyDiceratidaeDall 1895
genusDicerasLamarck 1805

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