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Chiotites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Melagathiceratidae

Taxonomy
Prosphingites (Chiotites) was named by Renz and Renz (1948) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Prosphingites (Chiotites) globularis.

It was reranked as Chiotites by Tozer (1981) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Prosphingites by Renz and Renz (1948); to Paranannitidae by Tozer (1981); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Prosphingites (Chiotites) Renz and Renz p. 40
1981Chiotites Tozer p. 90
2002Chiotites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMeekoceratoideaWaagen 1895
familyMelagathiceratidaeTozer 1971
genusChiotites()

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