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Maximites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Maximitidae

Taxonomy
Maximites was named by Miller and Furnish (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-l C Step-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Maximites Miller and Furnish p. 1045
2002Maximites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Maximites Korn
2009Maximites Furnish et al. p. 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyPseudohaloritoidea(Ruzhencev 1957)
familyMaximitidaeRuzhencev 1960
genusMaximites

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