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Tropiceltites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tropiceltitidae

Taxonomy
Tropiceltites was named by Mojsisovics (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. Its type is Clydonites costatus. It is the type genus of Tropiceltitidae.

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
1893Tropiceltites Mojsisovics
1927Tropiceltites Smith
1951Tropiceltites Spath p. 93
1981Tropiceltites Tozer p. 98
1994Tropiceltites Tozer p. 227
2002Tropiceltites 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
genusTropiceltitesMojsisovics 1893

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