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Carnites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Carnitidae

Taxonomy
Carnites was named by Mojsisovics (1873) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-l Tr Carn-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302,1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Nautilus floridus. It is the type genus of Carnitidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Carnites Mojsisovics
1951Carnites Spath p. 26
1981Carnites Tozer p. 94
2002Carnites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyPinacocerataceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyCarnitidaeArthaber 1911
genusCarnitesMojsisovics 1873

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