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Aspenites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Aspenitidae

Taxonomy
Aspenites was named by Hyatt and Smith (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302,1066]. Its type is Aspenites acutus. It is the type genus of Aspenitidae.

It was assigned to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Aspenitidae by Tozer (1981), Brayard et al. (2013) and Shigeta and Nguyen (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Aspenites Hyatt and Smith p. 95
1962Hemiaspenites Kummel and Steele pp. 659, 666
1981Aspenites Tozer p. 91
2002Aspenites Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Hemiaspenites Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Aspenites Brayard et al. p. 212
2014Aspenites Shigeta and Nguyen p. 136

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilySageceratoidea(Hyatt 1884)
familyAspenitidaeSpath 1934
genusAspenites

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