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Proavites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida

Taxonomy
Proavites was named by Arthaber (1896) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis Sepkoski's reference number: 302].

It was assigned to Meekoceratinae by Tozer (1981); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002) and Monnet et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Proavites Arthaber p. 104
1981Proavites Tozer p. 89
2002Proavites Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Proavites Monnet et al. p. 76

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
genusProavites

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