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Sceptrites

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Spyroceratidae

Taxonomy
Sceptrites was named by Flower (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife].

It was assigned to Spyroceratinae by Teichert et al. (1964); and to Orthocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Sceptrites Flower p. 133
1964Sceptrites Teichert et al. p. 250
2002Sceptrites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
orderPseudorthocerida
familySpyroceratidaeShimizu and Obata 1935
genusSceptritesFlower 1939

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