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Gymnotropites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tropitidae

Taxonomy
Gymnotropites was named by Hyatt and Smith (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Paratropites (Gymnotropites) americanus.

It was reranked as Paratropites (Gymnotropites) by Hyatt and Smith (1905) and Smith (1927).

It was assigned to Paratropites by Hyatt and Smith (1905) and Smith (1927); to Tropitidae by Spath (1951), Tozer (1981) and Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Gymnotropites Hyatt and Smith
1905Paratropites (Gymnotropites) Hyatt and Smith p. 56
1927Paratropites (Gymnotropites) Smith
1951Gymnotropites Spath p. 89
1981Gymnotropites Tozer p. 98
1994Gymnotropites Tozer p. 214
2002Gymnotropites 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)
familyTropitidaeMojsisovics 1875
genusGymnotropitesHyatt and Smith 1905

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