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Hellenites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Hellenitidae

Taxonomy
Hellenites was named by Renz and Renz (1948) [Sepkoski's age data: S Prid Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. It is the type genus of Hellenitidae.

It was assigned to Ceratitida by Kummel (1952); to Columbitidae by Tozer (1981); to Orthocerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Hellenitidae by Ehiro et al. (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Hellenites Renz and Renz
1951Pseudarniotites Spath p. 9
1952Hellenites Kummel
1981Hellenites Tozer p. 91
2002Hellenites Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Hellenites Ehiro et al. p. 97

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyDinaritoidea(Mojsisovics 1882)
familyHellenitidaeKummel 1952
genusHellenites

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