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Pterosirenites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae

Taxonomy
Pterosirenites was named by Tozer (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Pterosirenites auritus.

It was assigned to Sirenitinae by Tozer (1980), Tozer (1981) and Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Pterosirenites Tozer p. 110
1981Pterosirenites Tozer p. 96
1994Pterosirenites Tozer p. 172
2002Pterosirenites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTrachyceratoidea(Haug 1894)
familyTrachyceratidaeHaug 1894
subfamilySirenitinaeTozer 1971
genusPterosirenites

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