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Paraceratites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Ceratitidae

Taxonomy
Paraceratites was named by Hyatt (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis-m Tr Anis-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Ceratites (Paraceratites) by Smith (1914).

It was assigned to Ceratites by Smith (1914); to Paraceratitinae by Tozer (1981); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Paraceratites Hyatt
1914Ceratites (Paraceratites) Smith p. 86
1981Paraceratites Tozer p. 93
2002Paraceratites 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)
familyCeratitidaeMojsisovics 1879
subfamilyParaceratitinaeSilberling 1962
genusParaceratitesHyatt 1900

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