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Sphaerocladiscites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Cladiscitidae

Taxonomy
Sphaerocladiscites was named by Popov (1961) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. Its type is Sphaerocladiscites buralkitensis.

It was assigned to Cladiscitidae by Tozer (1981); to Procladiscitinae by Gamsjäger (1982); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Sphaerocladiscites Popov
1981Sphaerocladiscites Tozer p. 95
1982Sphaerocladiscites Gamsjäger p. 21
2002Sphaerocladiscites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyArcestaceaeMojsisovics 1875
familyCladiscitidaeZittel 1884
subfamilyProcladiscitinae
genusSphaerocladiscitesPopov 1961

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