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Mimosphinctes

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Mimosphinctidae

Taxonomy
Mimosphinctes was named by Eichenberg (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l D Emsi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302,457]. It is not extant. Its type is Mimosphinctes tripartitus. It is the type genus of Mimosphinctaceae, Mimosphinctidae, Mimosphinctinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Mimosphinctes Eichenberg
1957Mimosphinctes Arkell et al. p. 30
2002Mimosphinctes Korn and Klug p. 63
2002Mimosphinctes Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Mimosphinctes Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAgoniatitidaRuzhencev 1957
suborderAgoniatitinaRuzhencev 1957
superfamilyMimosphinctaceaeErben 1953
familyMimosphinctidaeErben 1953
subfamilyMimosphinctinaeErben 1953
genusMimosphinctesEichenberg 1931

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