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Mescalites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Gonioloboceratidae

Taxonomy
Mescalites was named by Furnish and Glenister (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: C Step-u P Sakm-u].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Mescalites Furnish and Glenister
2002Mescalites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Mescalites Korn
2009Mescalites Furnish et al. p. 122

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyGonioloboceratoidea(Spath 1934)
familyGonioloboceratidaeSpath 1934
genusMescalites

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