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Aulacosphinctes

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Himalayitidae

Taxonomy
Aulacosphinctes was named as a genus. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Perisphinctes (Aulacosphinctes) by Uhlig (1910).

It was assigned to Perisphinctes by Uhlig (1910); to Himalayitinae by Myczynski (1989); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Himalayitidae by Salazar and Stinnesbeck (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Perisphinctes (Aulacosphinctes) Uhlig
1989Aulacosphinctes Myczynski p. 104
2002Aulacosphinctes Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Aulacosphinctes Salazar and Stinnesbeck p. 164

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyPerisphinctoidea(Steinman 1890)
familyHimalayitidaeSpath 1925
genusAulacosphinctes

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