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Gyronites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proptychitidae

Taxonomy
Gyronites was named by Waagen (1895) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Indu-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302,1066]. Its type is Gyronites frequens.

It was reranked as Meekoceras (Gyronites) by Hyatt and Smith (1905).

It was assigned to Meekoceras by Hyatt and Smith (1905); to Meekoceratidae by Tozer (1994); to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Proptychitidae by Brühwiler et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Gyronites Waagen p. 288
1905Meekoceras (Gyronites) Hyatt and Smith p. 145
1994Gyronites Tozer p. 68
2002Gyronites Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Gyronites Brühwiler et al. p. 1168

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMeekoceratoideaWaagen 1895
familyProptychitidaeWaagen 1895
genusGyronites

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