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Epiceratites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Aplococeratidae

Taxonomy
Epiceratites was named by Diener (1915) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Epiceratites Diener
1951Epiceratites Spath p. 77
1981Epiceratites Tozer p. 95
1994Epiceratites Tozer p. 110
2002Epiceratites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyCeratitoidea(Mojsisovics 1879)
familyAplococeratidae
genusEpiceratitesDiener 1915

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