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Margaritropites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tropitidae

Taxonomy
Margaritropites was named by Diener (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Anatropites margaritiformis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Margaritropites Diener
1951Margaritropites Spath p. 91
1981Margaritropites Tozer p. 98
1994Margaritropites Tozer p. 219
2002Margaritropites 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
genusMargaritropitesDiener 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