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Phyllytoceras

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Gymnitidae

Taxonomy
Phyllytoceras was named by Wiedmann (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Phyllytoceras intermedium. It is the type genus of Phyllytoceratidae.

It was assigned to Phyllytoceratidae by Wiedmann (1970); to Gymnitidae by Tozer (1981); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Phyllytoceras Wiedmann p. 1009
1981Phyllytoceras Tozer p. 93
2002Phyllytoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyPinacocerataceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyGymnitidaeWaagen 1895
genusPhyllytoceras

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