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Alpinites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Posttornoceratidae

Taxonomy
Alpinites was named by Bogoslovsky (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-m D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302,457,1042]. It is not extant. Its type is Wedekindoceras kayseri.

It was assigned to Posttornoceratidae by Becker (2002); to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Discoclymeniinae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Alpinites Bogoslovsky
2002Alpinites Becker p. 55
2002Alpinites Korn and Klug p. 170
2002Alpinites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Alpinites Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyTornoceratoidea(Arthaber 1911)
familyPosttornoceratidaeBogoslovsky 1962
subfamilyDiscoclymeniinae
genusAlpinitesBogoslovsky 1971

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