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Decorites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Homoceratidae

Taxonomy
Decorites was named by Ruzhencev and Bogoslovskaya (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-u C Bash-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302,304]. It is not extant. Its type is Decorites crassicostatus. It is the type genus of Decoritidae.

It was assigned to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); to Decoritidae by Korn (2006); and to Decoritinae by Furnish et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Decorites Ruzhencev and Bogoslovskaya
2002Decorites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Decorites Korn
2009Decorites Furnish et al. p. 91

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyGastrioceratoidea()
familyHomoceratidaeSpath 1934
subfamilyDecoritinae(Ruzhencev and Bogoslovskaya 1975)
genusDecoritesRuzhencev and Bogoslovskaya 1975

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