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Amphistephanites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Prionitidae

Taxonomy
Amphistephanites was named by Zakharov (1978) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Paratirolites parisensis.

It was assigned to Stephanitidae by Tozer (1981); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Amphistephanites Zakharov p. 185
1981Amphistephanites Tozer
2002Amphistephanites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMeekoceratoideaWaagen 1895
familyPrionitidaeHyatt 1900
genusAmphistephanites

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