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Ceratites (Austroceratites)

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ceratitidae

Taxonomy
Austroceratites was named by Wegner (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Ceratites (Austroceratites) by Urlichs (1997).

It was assigned to Ceratitinae by Tozer (1981); to Ceratites by Urlichs (1997); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Austroceratites Wegner
1981Austroceratites Tozer p. 93
1997Ceratites (Austroceratites) Urlichs
2002Austroceratites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyCeratitoidea(Mojsisovics 1879)
familyCeratitidaeMojsisovics 1879
subfamilyCeratitinaeMojsisovics 1879
genusCeratitesde Haan 1825
subgenusAustroceratites(Wegner 1957)

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