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Richardsonites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Glaphyritidae

Taxonomy
Richardsonites was named by Elias (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302,304]. It is not extant. Its type is Gastrioceras richardsonianum.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Richardsonites Elias
2002Richardsonites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Richardsonites Korn
2009Richardsonites Furnish et al. p. 80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyGastrioceratoidea()
familyGlaphyritidae
subfamilyGlaphyritinae
genusRichardsonitesElias 1956

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