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Acanthodiscus

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Neocomitidae

Taxonomy
Acanthodiscus was named by Uhlig (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: K Haut-l]. Its type is Ammonites radiata.

It was assigned to Ammonoidea by Imlay (1960) and Sepkoski (2002); to Endemoceratinae by Klein (2005); and to Neocomitinae by Zell et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Acanthodiscus Uhlig
1960Acanthodiscus Imlay p. 220
2002Acanthodiscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Acanthodiscus Klein p. 362
2015Acanthodiscus Zell et al. p. 41

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyPerisphinctoidea(Steinman 1890)
familyNeocomitidaeSalfeld 1921
subfamilyNeocomitinaeSalfeld 1921
genusAcanthodiscusUhlig 1905

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