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Platotropites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tropitidae

Taxonomy
Platotropites was named by Wang and He (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Platotropites Wang and He
1981Platotropites Tozer p. 98
2002Platotropites 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
genusPlatotropitesWang and He 1976

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