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Dimorphites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Juvavitidae

Taxonomy
Dimorphites was named by Mojsisovics (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Juvavites (Dimorphites) selectus.

It was reranked as Juvavites (Dimorphites) by McLearn (1940).

It was assigned to Juvavites by McLearn (1940); to Haloritidae by Spath (1951); to Juvavitinae by Tozer (1981); to Juvavitidae by Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Dimorphites Mojsisovics
1940Juvavites (Dimorphites) McLearn
1951Dimorphites Spath p. 106
1981Dimorphites Tozer p. 98
1994Dimorphites Tozer p. 240
2002Dimorphites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTropitaceae(Mojsisovics 1875)
familyJuvavitidaeTozer 1971
genusDimorphitesMojsisovics 1893

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