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Anarcestes

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae

Taxonomy
Anarcestes was named by Mojsisovics (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l D Emsi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. Its type is Goniatites plebeius. It is the type genus of Anarcestaceae, Anarcestidae.

It was assigned to Anarcestinae by Arkell et al. (1957); to Anarcestida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Anarcestidae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Anarcestes Mojsisovics
1957Anarcestes Arkell et al. p. 31
2002Anarcestes Korn and Klug p. 127
2002Anarcestes Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Anarcestes Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAgoniatitidaRuzhencev 1957
suborderAnarcestinaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyAnarcestaceaeSteinmann 1890
familyAnarcestidaeSteinmann 1890
genusAnarcestesMojsisovics 1882

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