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Clydonites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Clydonitidae

Taxonomy
Clydonites was named by Hauer (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori-m Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Goniatites decoratus. It is the type genus of Clydonitaceae.

It was assigned to Clydonitidae by Spath (1951), Tozer (1981) and Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Clydonites Hauer
1951Clydonites Spath p. 48
1981Clydonites Tozer p. 97
1994Clydonites Tozer p. 210
2002Clydonites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyClydonitaceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyClydonitidaeMojsisovics 1879
genusClydonitesHauer 1860

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