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Caucasites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Gymnitidae

Taxonomy
Caucasites was named by Shevyrev (1968) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis Sepkoski's reference number: 302].

It was assigned to Japonitidae by Tozer (1981); to Japonitinae by Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Caucasites Shevyrev
1981Caucasites Tozer p. 93
1994Caucasites Tozer p. 125
2002Caucasites 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
familyGymnitidaeWaagen 1895
subfamilyJaponitinae(Tozer 1971)
genusCaucasitesShevyrev 1968

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