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Pseudonautilus

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Pseudonautilidae

Taxonomy
Pseudonautilus was named by Meek (1876) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-l K Vala-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524,1066]. It is the type genus of Pseudonautilidae.

It was assigned to Pseudonautilidae by Teichert et al. (1964) and Shimansky (1975); and to Nautilida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Pseudonautilus Meek
1964Pseudonautilus Teichert et al. p. 451
1975Pseudonautilus Shimansky p. 125
2002Pseudonautilus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyNautiloidea(de Blainville 1825)
familyPseudonautilidae
genusPseudonautilusMeek 1876

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