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Tornquistites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tropiceltitidae

Taxonomy
Tornquistites was named by Hyatt and Smith (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. Its type is Tornquistites evolutus.

It was assigned to Tropitidae by Smith (1927); to Tropiceltitidae by Spath (1951), Tozer (1981) and Tozer (1994); and to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Tornquistites Hyatt and Smith p. 59
1927Tornquistites Smith
1951Tornquistites Spath p. 95
1981Tornquistites Tozer p. 98
1994Tornquistites Tozer p. 226
2002Tornquistites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTropitaceae(Mojsisovics 1875)
familyTropiceltitidae
genusTornquistites

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