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Discoptychites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Sturiidae

Taxonomy
Discoptychites was named by Diener (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis-m Tr Anis-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Discoptychites Diener
1951Discoptychites Spath p. 150
1981Discoptychites Tozer p. 93
2002Discoptychites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyPtychitaceaeMojsisovics 1882
familySturiidaeKipsarova 1958
genusDiscoptychitesDiener 1916

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