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Sphingites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Sphingitidae

Taxonomy
Sphingites was named by Mojsisovics (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u Tr Carn-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. Its type is Ammonites coangustatus. It is the type genus of Sphingitidae.

It was assigned to Sphingitidae by Spath (1951) and Tozer (1981); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Sphingites Mojsisovics
1951Sphingites Spath p. 133
1981Sphingites Tozer p. 95
2002Sphingites 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
familySphingitidaeArthaber 1911
genusSphingitesMojsisovics 1879

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