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Aristoptychites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ptychitidae

Taxonomy
Aristoptychites was named by Diener (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. Its type is Ptychites gerardi.

It was assigned to Ptychitidae by Spath (1951) and Tozer (1981); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Aristoptychites Diener
1951Aristoptychites Spath p. 150
1981Aristoptychites Tozer p. 94
2002Aristoptychites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyPtychitaceaeMojsisovics 1882
familyPtychitidaeMojsisovics 1882
genusAristoptychitesDiener 1916

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