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Rotopericyclus

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Rotopericyclidae

Taxonomy
Rotopericyclus was named by Turner (1948) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l C Vise-l Sepkoski's reference number: 304,954,1042]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Maxigoniatitidae by Korn et al. (1999); to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); to Pericyclinae by Korn (2006) and Furnish et al. (2009); and to Rotopericyclinae by Korn et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Rotopericyclus Turner
1999Rotopericyclus Korn et al. p. 348
2002Rotopericyclus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Rotopericyclus Korn
2009Rotopericyclus Furnish et al. p. 28
2010Rotopericyclus Korn et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyPericycloidea(Hyatt 1900)
familyRotopericyclidae
subfamilyRotopericyclinae
genusRotopericyclusTurner 1948

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