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Prosphingites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Prosphingitidae

Taxonomy
Prosphingites was named by Mojsisovics (1886) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is the type genus of Prosphingitidae.

It was assigned to Paranannitidae by Tozer (1981); to Prosphingitidae by Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Prosphingites Mojsisovics
1981Prosphingites Tozer p. 90
1994Prosphingites Tozer p. 86
2002Prosphingites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMegaphyllitoidea(Mojsisovics 1896)
familyProsphingitidaeZacharov 1978
genusProsphingitesMojsisovics 1886

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