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Cosmonautilus

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Clydonautilidae

Taxonomy
Cosmonautilus was named by Hyatt and Smith (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-l Tr Nori-m Sepkoski's reference number: 995].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Cosmonautilus Hyatt and Smith p. 207
1964Cosmonautilus Teichert et al. p. 442
2002Cosmonautilus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyClydonautiloidea(Hyatt in Zittel 1900)
familyClydonautilidaeHyatt in Zittel 1900
genusCosmonautilus

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