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Wellerites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Welleritidae

Taxonomy
Wellerites was named by Plummer and Scott (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-u C Mosc-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Wellerites mohri. It is the type genus of Welleritidae, Welleritinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Wellerites Plummer and Scott p. 376
2002Wellerites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Wellerites Korn
2009Wellerites Furnish et al. p. 116

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilySchistoceratoidea(Schmidt 1929)
familyWelleritidae
subfamilyWelleritinaePlummer and Scott 1937
genusWellerites

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